The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwestern Pennsylvania will hold two mobile food pantries in Warren County this week.
The first one will be held on Friday for residents of Youngsville and the surrounding area who are in need of food assistance. It will begin at 5 p.m. at Youngsville Evangelical United Methodist Church, 18 Second St.
The second one will be held on Saturday for residents of the Sugar Grove area. It will begin at 10 a.m. at Free Methodist Church, 210 Jamestown St.
There is no pre sign-up and participation in the mobile food pantry is free. Food will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.
For more information, visit www.eriefoodbank.org.
Second Harvest is the major supplier of food to a network of 254 member charitable agencies that obtain products from the organization's warehouse and distribute them to individuals and families facing hard times in 11 counties. Member agencies include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, Kids Cafes, weekend BackPack Programs and other nonprofit organizations.
In 2009, Second Harvest distributed over seven million pounds of food to member agencies, which in turn provided food to 72,600 unduplicated recipients.