Stories tagged: Second Harvest
Wed., April 5, 2017, 12:35 a.m.
Food for Fines: Pay your library fine with food during National Library Week
The Spokane County Library District will be accepting food donations for Second Harvest in lieu of fines April 9-15.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Cheddar Leprechaun Bread recipe
The cooking classes for children at Second Harvest have covered a variety of recipes, from pizza to smoothies to this bread at class earlier this month.
Mon., March 27, 2017, midnight
Second Harvest teaches kids healthy cooking
Second Harvest has started kids cooking classes that are impacting family decisions for healthier eating – from wheat flour for making pizza dough to homemade shamrock smoothie shakes.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
Second Harvest, Chad White pair up for fundraiser
The Kitchen at Second Harvest is hosting a fundraiser to help feed the hungry
Sun., June 19, 2016, 4 a.m.
Doug Clark: 2016 Spokane Street Music Week buys 127,130 meals for food bank
The 14th annual Spokane Street Music Week officially expired at 1 p.m. Friday amid blue skies, sunny dispositions and an unexpected windfall. John Huckabay handed a piece of paper to …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
Second Harvest teams up with Coeur d’Alene church, school to feed families
More than 1,200 pounds of fresh and healthy food rolled up to Coeur d’Alene Assembly Church on Wednesday as volunteers prepared to open the church food pantry to the public …
Wed., March 16, 2016, midnight
Second Harvest hosts kitchen volunteer training
The Second Harvest Kitchen will host a volunteer orientation from 5 to 8 p.m. March 24.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, midnight
Second Harvest opens new teaching kitchen
Second Harvest is now working with the public to teach cooking and nutrition to food bank clients and others.
Sun., June 14, 2015, midnight
Doug Clark: Donations big and small set another music week record
Do you believe in happy, sappy endings? I didn’t – until last Friday, that is.
Thu., June 11, 2015, midnight
Doug Clark: Happy to loan guitar to out-of-towner for Street Music Week
Guitarless in Coeur d’Alene. That’s the tragic situation Chris DeClerk found himself in the other night.
Thu., June 11, 2015, midnight
Church’s breakfast offers fellowship too
Meagan Cranford and several dozen other food bank recipients didn’t have to wait in line Tuesday for their monthly food supplements: They were invited to sit down for breakfast at …
Sun., June 7, 2015, midnight
Doug Clark: Call out for all would-be buskers for Street Music Week
Monday noon will kick off the 13th annual Spokane Street Music Week, and the stars appear to be gloriously aligned. And by stars I mean those local TV meteorologists.
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014, midnight
Fresh and healthy on food banks’ wish lists
Comforting, sweet and cheap, “white food” has its appeals. But the frosted cinnamon rolls and chocolate-chip scones packed by the clamshell into cardboard boxes in a food bank warehouse last …
Thu., Oct. 23, 2014, midnight
Lidgerwood Elementary part of Second Harvest food bank program
Hunger is an obstacle to learning in school. For years, the government has addressed that concern by offering reimbursement to serve free breakfasts and lunches at qualifying schools.
Thu., Sept. 25, 2014, 2:18 p.m.
Umpqua Bank gives $420,000 to Spokane groups
Umpqua Bank has awarded $420,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations.
Sat., Feb. 15, 2014, midnight
Spokane Valley High students buy ingredients; prepare meals for poor
At Spokane Valley High School, a nontraditional high school in the West Valley School District, students are looking outside of themselves to find ways to help the community. “I’m really …
Sun., Jan. 5, 2014, midnight
A Bite 2 Go program helps feed children on weekends
Hundreds of volunteers lined up in the Second Harvest warehouse Saturday to put together bags of food for elementary school children who might otherwise go hungry during the weekend. The …
Wed., Nov. 27, 2013, midnight
Thousands of turkey meals distributed
Just a few hours after Steve Samcoff had a tooth extraction he couldn’t afford, he carried a frozen turkey on one hip and a paper bag holding all the fixings …
Sun., Nov. 17, 2013, midnight
Second Harvest feeds off charitable mission
Jason Luke Clark’s route to CEO of a $50 million organization began with a $5,000 investment – in him. “My junior year in college, I needed money,” explained the head …
Thu., May 9, 2013, midnight
Gardeners, give extra veggies to food banks
When you start planting your vegetable garden this year, don’t just plant what you think your family might use. Plant some extra for people who don’t have access to fresh …
Thu., March 28, 2013, midnight
Charity to deliver food to needy with new, larger set of wheels
Second Harvest Food Bank showed off its new semitrailer on Monday at a mobile food distribution event at West Central Community Center. The 2014 Peterbilt tractor was purchased with the …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012, midnight
Volunteers glean at Green Bluff for food bank
Dozens of volunteers gleaned for the greater good Saturday. They flocked to Green Bluff to pick thousands of pounds of leftover produce to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank to …
Thu., July 12, 2012, midnight
Food distribution Friday at Millwood church
The Second Harvest mobile food bank will bring food to Millwood for distribution Friday. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Millwood Presbyterian Church parking lot, 3223 N. Marguerite …
Sun., July 1, 2012, midnight
East Valley garden produces education, pride for community
Lynette Romney is making a big difference in the community of Spokane Valley. As coordinator for the East Valley Farm to School and Community Garden, she works with students and …
Thu., June 28, 2012, midnight
Second Harvest plans gleaning project
Second Harvest, a local nonprofit food distribution center, is gearing up to host a similar but unrelated produce collection effort in the area for the next couple months. The organization …
Sun., June 17, 2012, midnight
Doug Clark: Thank you for turning poetic goal into reality
After last year’s edition of Spokane Street Music Week took in a record $8,300 despite grotesque weather conditions, a challenge was raised by some of my closest friends. “Go for …
Thu., June 14, 2012, midnight
Doug Clark: Firsts and monsoons at Street Music Week
The 10th annual Spokane Street Music Week will be remembered for its number of exciting firsts. As in …
Sun., June 3, 2012, midnight
Spotlight: Jump on Northern Quest offer
There’s still no word when the recently postponed Van Halen tour will resume and make its way to Spokane. In the meantime, however, Northern Quest Casino is offering up a …
Thu., April 5, 2012, midnight
Let’s fill the food bank shelves again this year
If gardening in the Inland Northwest has taught me anything it is that gardeners here are generous beyond belief. Case in point: Spokane and Inland Northwest gardeners donated 287,067 pounds …
Thu., March 22, 2012, midnight
Students share talents in benefit piano recital
If the early afternoon commuters blasting by on Five Mile Road could hear the music being played inside Naomi Wilson’s little Victorian house, they’d surely stop to listen. Wilson is …