Special Events at Second Harvest Food Bank:
Lehigh Valley Alumni Clubs
Food Drive Challenge!
Are you a member of an alumni club in the Lehigh Valley?
Join us in our Lehigh Valley Alumni Clubs Food Drive Challenge!
From March 1st through April 30th, collect donations, either individually or as a group, for Second Harvest Food Bank. You can drop off your donations until the end of April. We'll keep a running tally and then at the end of April, we'll declare a winning club!
Donations can be dropped off:
2045 Harvest Way
Allentown, PA 18104
For a wish list of our most needed food drive items, click here.
And remember, we can take monetary donations too! For every $1 we receive, we are able to distribute 9 pounds of food. So every $1 your club contributes = 9 pounds for the competition!
Donate online here or mail a check made payable to "Second Harvest Food Bank" to the address above. Be sure to indicate on your check the club to which you would like your donation credited.
2014 1st Place Club - Notre Dame Alumni Club of the Lehigh Valley
Check back weekly for updated 2015 results!!
To add your club to the list of participating schools, contact us.
For information about organizing your own food or fund drive event, click here.
National Association of Letter Carriers' (NALC)
Stamp Out Hunger! Food Drive
How to Participate:
Leave your factory-sealed, non-perishable food items in a visible place by your mailbox before you regular mail delivery on Saturday, May 9th. Your Letter Carrier will take your donation and deliver it to Second Harvest or to one of our member agencies serving your area. For a wish list of items you can donate, click here.
We would like to thank the following local groups and individuals for making this food drive such a success every year:
NALC Branches #254, 274, and 389
US Postal Service
Teamsters Local #773
Northampton County Probation Department
Rutgers Alumni Club of the Lehigh Valley
and the dedicated Second Harvest volunteers, donors, and staff
Your efforts have helped us to collect more than 2.1 million pounds of food over the years.
Stamp Out Hunger! Volunteer Opportunities:
We have several volunteer opportunities available, both the day of and the weeks after the drive, for anyone wishing to do more than donate food.
Day of Opportunities:
3:00PM-6:00PM (with the option to stay later) @ Second Harvest NEW warehouse,
6969 Silver Crest Road, Nazareth PA
We need 10-15 volunteers to start sorting the donations that come in on May 9th. Volunteers must be 18 or older. Food and drinks will be provided.
Time TBD @ Bethlehem Post Office, Broad & Wood Streets
We need 5-6 volunteers with vehicles (preferable trucks or vans) who can help the Bethlehem Letter Carriers pick up food alon their mail routes. Volunteers will report to the Food Drive Coordinator at the Post Office.
2:00PM-6:00PM @ Various Locations (Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton)
We need 1-2 volunteers to visit Post Office locations in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton to take photos of Letter Carriers and volunteers at work. Second Harvest can provide the camera.
After the Food Drive Opportunities:
Monday-Friday, 7:00AM-3:00PM @ Second Harvest warehouse, 2045 Harvest Way, Allentown PA
We need 5-6 volunteers each day to sort and box the donations from the food drive so we can distribute everything to our member agencies. Volunteers are needed until all the food has been boxed up (usually the 2-3 weeks after the food drive). Volunteers must be 18 or older.
For more information about these volunteer opportunities or to sign up, please contact Sharon at 610-434-0875 x3307 or email@example.com.