This story was originally published several years ago; however, Joyce Kohfeldt's passion for feeding children and supporting the work of ending childhood hunger continues to this day. “Unacceptable.” That’s what Joyce Kohfeldt thought to herself when she learned how many children in Northwest North Carolina go hungry. “This is unacceptable,” she told Daisy Rodriguez, then Director of Childhood Hunger Programs, when she called Second Harvest Food Bank to ask what she could do.
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There is nothing more ordinary than soup; perhaps that is why we are so fond of it. Soup’s comfort is in both its warmth and in its simplicity. It’s a meal that speaks of tradition, of home, and of hope. Historians believe that soup was the original menu item of the very first public restaurants, which opened in 18th-century Paris. The word “restoratifs” (which loosely means that something is “restoring”) was first used in 16th-century France to refer to a highly concentrated
Allegacy Federal Credit Union humbly contacted Second Harvest Food Bank recently to let us know they were doing “a little holiday decorating project” at their offices that would benefit our mission of feeding families in Northwest North Carolina. What began as a simple email suggestion from Allegacy team member Heather Garcia to make the office festive for the holidays, turned into a full-scale winter wonderland. “Our goal was to bring in a few hundred dollars to donate to Se
“What’s the saying? Shoot for the sky and you might hit the ceiling?” Joey Motsey smiles a broad grin and laughs a little; he switches his hands and now, with his left hand, punches the speed bag in front of him while shaking out a cramp in his right. His eyes glance over to a huge digital clock a few feet away: 5 hours and 37 minutes. He returns his focus on the bag. Only 49 hours and some change to go. Joey is attempting to break the Guinness World Record Marathon for hitti