Second Harvest Food Bank

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About Us

Mission Statement:
To gather and provide resources to hunger-relief agencies serving individuals and families in Crawford, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties.

Vision Statement:
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio will be the leader in alleviating hunger and the elimination of its root causes in our region.  Through a dedicated staff and board, Second Harvest will be committed to our core responsibility to collect and distribute resources through a strong and viable network of non profit member agencies. 

With collaboration and on-going education, Second Harvest will support and strengthen those devoted to addressing the issue of hunger while ensuring those at risk have access to nutritious food and are treated with dignity. Second Harvest will be an exemplary steward of the resources entrusted to us and serve our region with compassion and integrity.

Opportunities To Serve

Long-Term and Short-Term Opportunities:

Our major ongoing group volunteer responsibility is product repack of food donations and items received from local manufacturers and retailers. These food items are checked for quality and separated to be distributed to member agencies where they can do the most good.

Volunteers are also needed to help a variety of other projects including administrative duties, warehouse help, special projects, speakers bureau and events.

Volunteer opportunities are available:

Monday and Wednesday- 2:00 PM until 7:30 PM,
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 A.M. until 7:30 P.M.

For more information on our volunteer activities, please visit:

Preferred Method of Contact

Phone, Email

Contact Person

Julie Cruz-Blair
Volunteer Relations Coordinator
(440) 960-2265, ext 232 

7445 Deer Trail Lane 
Lorain, OH 44053