Food Bank Receives $3,000 Donation from the Darden Foundation

Second Harvest Food Bank has received a $3,000 grant from The Darden Foundation to help provide hunger-relief to Mahoning Valley families during this increased time of need.  Each week, the Food Bank and its network of member agencies are currently filling more than 20,000 requests for emergency food assistance in Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties.   

“We greatly appreciate the continued support of The Darden Foundation,” said Michael Iberis, executive director, Second Harvest Food Bank.  “This generous gift will enable the Food Bank to provide 18,000 meals to families in need across the Mahoning Valley,” Iberis added.

Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley, a member of the Feeding America® network, is one of 192 food banks to receive this funding from The Darden Foundation.

The Darden Foundation is committed to supporting families facing food insecurity in communities across the United States. Their commitment to help is demonstrated through their partnership with Feeding America and their network of 200 food banks across the nation.

Feeding America has worked alongside The Darden Foundation for eight years in the fight to end hunger. Thanks to their ongoing support, the Feeding America network has been able to help provide even more meals to families in need.

IF YOU are in need of food dial 2-1-1 or text "Help Network" to 898211


The Food Bank's mission is to solicit, store, and distribute food to hunger-relief organizations in Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull counties; and to provide education and advocacy. We believe that no one should go hungry, and we are dedicated to building a community that makes food accessible to all people.

So no one goes hungry.

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