Founder’s Day: Practically 1,700 kilos of meals, over 0 donated

Founder’s Day: Practically 1,700 kilos of meals, over $800 donated

The Second Harvest Meals Financial institution is thanking the Erie neighborhood for doing their half and donating items on June 17 for Nexstar’s Founder’s Day of Caring.

The meals financial institution collected virtually 1,700 kilos of meals, and over $860 was donated to profit the Second Harvest Meals Financial institution.

Meals financial institution employees recollects members of the neighborhood asking how they may assist individuals in want whereas buying at Wegmans with the supplied buying listing.

The Second Harvest Meals Financial institution CEO mentioned that the donations got here at a time when extra meals is being requested as meals prices proceed to extend.

“I have been on the meals financial institution for 32 years now, and what by no means ceases to amaze me is the generosity of our neighborhood. We’re not simply the Second Harvest Meals Financial institution, we’re the neighborhood’s meals financial institution. We depend on the neighborhood to assist our mission, and we couldn’t do it with out their assist,” mentioned Karen Seggi, Chief Government Officer (CEO), Second Harvest Meals Financial institution.

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The donations will go in the direction of common stock on the meals financial institution for households to eat within the close to future.

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