Everyone Deserves To Eat: Second Harvest strongly opposes the public charge rules change.

Updated: Sep 1, 2021

Along with the entire Feeding America network, Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina strongly opposes the final public charge rule change posted by the Department of Homeland Security in the Federal Register on August 12, 2019. This rule will undercut efforts to address food insecurity and poverty by making it harder for immigrant families to access a range of food assistance and other services.

At Second Harvest Food Bank, we believe that access to food is an inherent right and that everyone deserves to eat. Working with our network of more than 460 partner programs across our 18 county service area, Second Harvest provides food f