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Second Harvest North Central Food Bank Needs More Volunteers!

Aug 2, 2020

Sue Estee, executive director of Second Harvest North Central Food Bank in Grand Rapids, joins Heidi on the Monday Morning Show.  Sue talks about the effect the pandemic has had on the food bank, the community help needed, not only during the Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless grant challenge, but throughout the year.  Because of the shortage of volunteers during the spread of Covid-19, Sue is letting the community know they are looking for people to help increase their volunteer workforce. 

Grant Frashier

Recently 3 Itasca County FFA chapters came together with the Outreach Program of the Brainerd Lakes Area to combat hunger in the community.

At even given time, we or someone we know is having to make difficult choices - to pay utilities or a car payment or to buy food for our families.  Executive Director of the Second Harvest North Central Food Bank Sue Estee joined us on the Morning Show. 

If you need assistance find out how you can FIND FOOD.

In the month of March you can help your area food shelf:

Circles of Support's Alice Moren joined us today to talk about the "One Crisis Away" conversations that are taking place all month in Itasca County.   As she said, "we are ALL one crisis away from poverty."

Grant Frashier

Host Grant Frashier visits with Susan Estee, Executive Director of Second Harvest North Central Food Bank in Grand Rapids about hunger in Northern Minnesota and approaches to dealing with it.