What kind of donations should you make to the food bank?
Various food banks and organizations have been helping those in need in the Tri-Cities for years, but what happens when those doing the helping need some help themselves?
Some items are in high demand at the food bank and you may not realize it. Because they aren't essentials, the staff doesn't publicly ask for them. A survey asked volunteer
Earlier this summer Tri-Cities’ food banks reached out to media saying they were seeing an unexplained and unexpected spike in need. They reported serving the same number of families in June as they typically do during the holiday season!
Volunteers and organizers broke ground on the new Second Harvest distribution center. The new building will be off Burlington Street and be 14,000 square feet. That is about triple of the old location.
The new center will hold storage for distribution of more than 7 million pounds of food annually by 2018...