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Trees of Hope: Donations to Second Harvest Reach Far

December 05, 2017 10:50 AM

Vounteers were hard at work Tuesday morning taking calls and donations for our Trees of Hope campaign. This week's non-profit is Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank.

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Executive Director Shaye Morris says money that's donated will help many people in need. 

"We leverage nationally and regionally donated food that we bring into Duluth," she says. "We distribute it out again to about 180 non-profit programs in our region. We estimate that we reach about 44,000 northland residents in need every year."

The money also supports the many direct service programs Second Harvest runs. 

Good Morning Northland will host their annual "Have a Heart, Help a Neighbor" broadcast with Second Harvest at the Coppertop Church in Duluth on Friday, December 8. They'll be collecting food and cash donations from 5:00-9:00 a.m. Please stop by if you can!

You can also donate to Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank online, here.


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