2/2/2010 – Shelter Spotlight #33

February 2, 2010

So Far, The Journey Has Taken Each And Every One Us Various Places Throughout The US, And Tonight We Make Stop #33 In Beautiful Duluth, Minnesota. I Know What Your Saying, “Matt, It’s The Dead Of Winter, Why Are We Going Up North?”. The Answer Is Simple, The Folks At Second Harvest – Northern Lakes Are Doing A Fantastic Job And It Just Couldn’t Go Unnoticed. With That Being Noted, I’d Like To Focus For Just A Few Minutes On What They Do. They Are The Largest Food Bank That Services The Northeastern Minnesota And Northwestern Wisconsin’s Hungry And Homeless Each And Every Day. Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank Is Located At 4503 Airpark Blvd., Duluth, Minnesota, 55811. They Can Be Reached By Phone At (218) 727-5653.

We access national and regional food and non-food donations from major manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and growers for distribution to 140 NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin non-profit agencies. Food shelves, soup kitchens, shelters, after school youth programs, senior nutrition sites, homes for the mentally and physically disabled, and other qualifying non-profit programs access food from our food bank program. We also rescue locally produced perishable food from Duluth and Superior hospitals, schools, restaurants, caterers and retail grocery stores for distribution to qualifying on-site meal programs. ServSafe® staff and refrigerated trucks ensure the safety of the perishable food from donor to recipient“. – From Their Website – http://www.northernlakesfoodbank.org


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