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Jun 24, 2020, 09:00 ET Hormel Foods Canada Donates more than 75,000 Pounds of Food to Second Harvest Partner Agencies Across Canada to Help Feed Those in Need

Hormel Foods Canada is donating more than 75,000 pounds of Hormel Gatherings® party trays (approximately 75,000 meals*) to Second Harvest, Canada's largest food recovery organization, to help to feed ...


Apr 28, 2020, 07:13 ET The Sprott Foundation makes transformational $20 million donation to fight hunger during COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO, April 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The Sprott Foundation is making a transformational donation of $20 million to extend food supports for Canadians, many of whom are confronting hunger and food...


Apr 06, 2020, 06:34 ET Second Harvest's FoodRescue.ca providing more than $4.5 million of new funding to community groups who feed Canadians

TORONTO, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Second Harvest's FoodRescue.ca is launching $4.5 million in new funding for communities. The new grants will aim to empower local community organizations from across...


Oct 03, 2019, 14:34 ET Second Harvest CEO Lori Nikkel wins Clean50 Award

Annual award recognizes Canada's leaders in sustainability TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Lori Nikkel, CEO of Second Harvest, will be recognized as a Clean50 Award honoree today, in recognition of her ...


Jun 11, 2019, 12:00 ET Nearly 60% of all food in Canada is wasted - FoodRescue.ca expands to BC to help change that

Loblaw commits over $400,000 to Second Harvest to support a free, innovative platform that tackles food waste, food insecurity, and climate change VANCOUVER, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, Loblaw...


Mar 27, 2019, 09:00 ET Second Harvest to study and accelerate food rescue across Canada with a $1.8M investment from the Walmart Foundation.

TORONTO, March 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Second Harvest, Canada's largest food rescue organization, is undertaking the first national study of food programs offered by public sector and community service...


Mar 25, 2019, 12:00 ET Toronto Taste, The Culinary Extravaganza, Returns for its 29th Year

Second Harvest's annual fundraiser rallies the city's top chefs to support food rescue TORONTO, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Toronto's original, premier culinary event kicks off the summer in spectacular...


Jan 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Second Harvest and Value Chain Management International release The Avoidable Crisis of Food Waste Report

New research shows 58% of food produced in Canada is wasted TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Nearly 60 percent of food produced in Canada – amounting to 35.5 million metric tonnes – is lost and wasted...


Jul 18, 2018, 10:00 ET Second Harvest Announces the Appointment of CEO, Lori Nikkel

TORONTO, July 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's Largest Food Rescue Organization, Second Harvest announced today that the Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Lori Nikkel as Chief Executive...


Jun 07, 2018, 08:00 ET Toronto Taste Raises Funds to Provide 1.9M Meals

Top culinary talent helps support annual Second Harvest fundraiser TORONTO, June 7, 2018 /CNW/ - On Sunday, June 3, 2018, Toronto's landmark culinary event, Toronto Taste, raised enough funds to...


May 31, 2018, 10:03 ET Measuring Food Loss And Waste Across The Entire Canadian Supply Chain A World First Project

TORONTO, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Second Harvest is working with Value Chain Management International (VCMI) on a ground-breaking food loss and waste (FLW) project, funded by the generous support of The...


May 03, 2018, 08:00 ET Toronto Taste Fuels Foodie Fantasies with Top Canadian Talent

Annual fundraiser brings together culinary superstars to support local communities TORONTO, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Toronto's landmark culinary event, Toronto Taste, is back with extra zest. On Sunday...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:00 ET Walmart Foundation Funds Two Toronto Charities in their Efforts to Rescue and Deliver Fresh, Surplus Food to Feed People Experiencing Hunger

Toronto-based charities, Daily Bread Food Bank and Second Harvest, receive a combined $3,453,576 [$889,926 CAD to Daily Bread/$2,563,650 CAD to Second Harvest] in funding to develop evidence-based...


Apr 16, 2018, 08:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - Second Harvest's First Food Rescue Challenge Launches Earth Day

TORONTO, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Second Harvest, Canada's largest food rescue organization, will launch For The Love of Food Challenge, a one-month program that challenges Torontonians to reduce their ...


Feb 08, 2018, 08:00 ET Second Harvest Annual Fundraising Campaign Returns with New Heroes

Campaign kick-off raises funds and awareness surrounding hunger and food waste TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Second Harvest, Canada's largest food rescue organization, will take to the streets of...


Aug 14, 2017, 10:28 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA INVITATION: Second Harvest and Sodexo Feed 185 Campers at Summer BBQ/

Summer lunch program for at-risk children addresses nutritional needs TORONTO, August 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Who: Hungry children from Toronto city camps What: Second Harvest, Sodexo and volunteers will...


Aug 11, 2017, 16:39 ET MEDIA INVITATION: Second Harvest and Sodexo Feed 185 Campers at Summer BBQ

Summer lunch program for at-risk children addresses nutritional needs TORONTO, August 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Who: Hungry children from Toronto city camps What: Second Harvest, Sodexo and volunteers will...


Jun 08, 2017, 08:00 ET Toronto Taste 2017 raises $925,000 for Second Harvest

Toronto's top chefs, beverage purveyors and food lovers attended the city's culinary event of the year to help Second Harvest provide meals to those in need TORONTO, June 8, 2017 /CNW/ - On Sunday,...


Apr 25, 2017, 08:00 ET Toronto Taste - Toronto's Food World Raises Funds for Food Rescue

The best of Toronto's food scene come together on June 4 to Second Harvest TORONTO, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Second Harvest, Canada's largest food rescue charity, is calling all food lovers and...


Mar 29, 2017, 08:44 ET Foundation Invests in Second Harvest's New Food Rescue Channel

TORONTO, March 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Second Harvest, Canada's largest food rescue charity, is proud to announce that they are the recipient of $1.5 million USD from a global foundation to support the...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 ET Second Harvest Kicks Off Annual Hero Fundraising Campaign with Two Hero Days

Campaign sees Heroes take over GTA to raise awareness surrounding hunger and food waste TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Second Harvest, Canada's largest food rescue charity, will take over the GTA for ...


Jun 14, 2016, 13:11 ET Toronto Taste 2016 raises $850,000 for Second Harvest at Toronto's Culinary Event of the Year

Toronto's top chefs, beverage purveyors and food lovers enjoyed an evening of food that will help Second Harvest's food rescue program provide food for 1.7 million meals to those in need TORONTO,...


Apr 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Toronto Taste - Legendary Culinary Event Takes a Bite Out of Hunger

Second Harvest and top chefs tempt taste buds once again on June 12 in support of food rescue TORONTO, April 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Second Harvest, Canada's largest food rescue charity, is calling all food ...


Jan 22, 2016, 15:13 ET Media Alert - Second Harvest donates 400 food boxes to Goodwill employees

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - In light of Goodwill's store closures this week, Second Harvest, in partnership with Canadian Airport Workers Union (CAWU), is stepping in to deliver food packages...


Oct 27, 2015, 08:00 ET Delta Air Lines comes to the rescue of charity Second Harvest

The Unforeseen Discontinued Service of a Second Harvest Sponsor Airline Resulted in Unusable Airline Tickets and Unexpected Costs for the Toronto based Charity TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Second...