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Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank Seeks Donations

With a mission to feed the hungry by acquiring and distributing food to people in need, Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank partners with more than 320 charitable food programs throughout Berks and Schuylkill counties. Donations are needed; 96.5 percent of all monetary donations go directly to food and services.

One-time and recurring donations using a credit card can be made at HelpingHarvest.org/Donate. Helping Harvest seeks food donations from farmers and home gardeners with excess produce; food manufacturers, distributors and retail stores with surplus and imperfect, yet edible, product; and individuals, companies, schools and organizations holding food drives.

During the current pandemic, Helping Harvest is continuously adapting their work to respond to the drastically increased need for food in our community. They are closely monitoring the advice of health organizations, as well as conferring with state and national food bank associations, to ensure individuals and families have access to the food they need while operating in the safest manner possible to prevent the spread of the virus.

Location: 117 Morgan Dr., Reading. For more information, call 610-926-5802 or visit HelpingHarvest.org.

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