• 9 Food Drive - Helping Hands

    The 9 Food Drive, benefitting The Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, comes at an especially critical time as area emergency pantries served by SHFBM report increases in requests for assistance and giving is at a low point for the year. 

    Learn more about where your donation goes, who you are helping and the food assistance resources in your neighborhood.

    Where does my donation go?

    All canned good and nonperishable food items donated to the 9 Food Drive benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM).

    SHFBM serves over 14 counties in North Carolina including Anson, Burke, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Rowan, Rutherford, Stanly and Union; and 5 counties in South Carolina including Lancaster, York, Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee.

    Who does my donation help?

    Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina partners with over 700 agencies in a 19-county area. These agencies include soup kitchens, emergency pantries, emergency shelters, low-income day cares, senior programs and group homes. With 18.3% of SHFBM's service area population living in poverty, the requests from emergency pantries remain high.

    Some of SHFBM's partner agencies include Urban Ministries, Loaves and Fishes, Florence Crittendon, Uptown Men’s Shelter, Friendship Trays and many more.

    Are you in need?

    If you or your family are in need of assistance, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina and their partner agencies can help. CLICK ON THIS LINK TO FIND YOUR NEAREST PANTRY, SOUP KITCHEN OR SHELTER.

    Learn more about Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

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