COVID-19 Response | Second Harvest NWNC

NEED HELP. FIND HELP. GIVE HELP.

Stay up to date on Second Harvest's ongoing response to the COVID-19 health crisis, how you can get help if you need it, and support us if you're able.

WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER.

 

NEED HELP. FIND HELP.

 

Do you need help obtaining food for yourself or your family? We can help. 

 

Second Harvest can help connect you with over 470 programs that provide groceries or meals, as well as other services. Our partner network includes emergency pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and meals programs for children, seniors, and older adults with disabilities.  

 

Enter your address or zip code in the search box below to find help in:

Alamance | Alexander | Alleghany | Ashe | Caldwell | Caswell | Davidson | Davie | Forsyth Guilford | Iredell | Randolph Rockingham | Stokes | Surry | Watauga | Wilkes | Yadkin 

COVID-19 Updates:
 

  • Program hours/days of operation may change through the COVID-19 public health threat--be sure to call ahead.
     

  • Text FOODNC to 877-877 to find free meals for children near you.
     

  • You can view or print a complete listing of Second Harvest partner programs that are open to the public here. Once again, it is advised that you call ahead. 

MEALS FOR CHILDREN

Text FOODNC to 877-877 

to find locations for free meals for children.

Learn What's Available Through 

Local Schools

CHILDCARE

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Just For Kids 

A Comic Exploring New Coronavirus


 

FROM THE CDC

The Center for Disease Control has been urgently encouraging people to wash their hands frequently and thoroughly during the COVID-19 crisis. With this directive in mind, enjoy these video segments for both children and adults on the proper hand washing technique.

 

PROVIDENCE COMMUNITY MEALS

Second Harvest Food Bank is partnering with Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks and others to provide meals for youth 18 years of age and younger.

The meals are free and will be distributed Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays between 5 and 7 p.m. 

 

Find information about these and other meal sites serving Forsyth County here.  

RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES

COVID-19 is creating tremendous uncertainty and new challenges for us all. And for families who were already struggling financially, the situation is even more difficult now.
 

Read on for resources for you and your family.

 

NUTRITION RESOURCES

From helpful hints to maximize your food purchases on a budget to delicious and healthy recipes,

Second Harvest's Nutrition Services team is here to help you keep your family healthy and strong through the COVID-19 pandemic
and beyond.

FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES

Apply for Food & Nutrition Services (FNS - formerly known as Food Stamps).

Our team is ready to help!

SERVICES FOR DISPLACED HOSPITALITY WORKERS

You are not alone. We're here to help.
 

 

SUPPORTING HOSPITALITY &

SERVICE WORKERS

Do you need help obtaining food for yourself or your family? We can help. 

 

A coalition of owners, managers, and chefs are partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank’s Providence to open a meal site for displaced service workers.  If you are struggling to make ends meet while your hours at work have been eliminated or reduced during the COVID-19 shutdown, then this is for you.

WALK-UP & DRIVE-THRU MEAL SERVICE

Serving up meals and fellowship for all those whose service made
life in our community better.

FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES

Sometimes it can take a while to get back on your feet.

 

Food and Nutrition Services (formerly called Food Stamps), may be able to help you buy food and free up resources for other items, such as utilities and medicine.

 

UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

 If you employment has been affected by COVID-19, Employment Security has programs that
may be able to help.

WE NEED

YOUR HELP.

 

Give time. Give funds. Give food. Give voice.

In the wake of COVID-19, children, families, and seniors

need your help. Help us provide safe access to food resources

for the most vulnerable members of our community.

Support our Virtual Food Drive. 

Our online donations are processed through QGiv and are 100% tax-deductible (Tax ID Number: 58-1457912) You may also donate by check.

View our financial records here. 

VOLUNTEER

Now more than ever. We need your help to get healthy food into the hands of those who need it most.

STAYING HEALTHY

Trusted resources to help you and your family stay healthy.

 

PRACTICE SELF-CARE

It’s important to practice self-care and things that support you and your family's physical health and mental health during stressful times. Here are some suggestions:

 

 

  1. Don't rely on social media for accurate information. Follow guidelines suggested by trustworthy sources. World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are both trusted and reliable.
     

  2. Budget food purchases wisely and prepare meals for your family that can be eaten over several days. Check out Second Harvest's NUTRITION RESOURCES for helpful information.
     

  3. Remember to unplug from the media and take some time to focus your family's attention on positive activities.

    -Cooking together will not be cancelled.

    -Conversations will not be cancelled.
    -Music will not be cancelled.
    -Reading will not be cancelled.
    -Exercise will not be cancelled.

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Questions? Concerns?

We're here to help.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC

3655 Reed Street  |  Winston-Salem, NC 27107

336.784.5770

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