Welcome to Second Helpings!

Second Helpings is a nonprofit charitable food distribution project, committed to eliminating hunger and developing collaborative strategies that encourage self-reliance among people in areas that we serve.

Begun on Hilton Head Island in January 1992, Second Helpings now distributes food to over 65 non-profit agencies in the South Carolina low-country (Beaufort, Jasper, and Hampton Counties).  We distribute more than 2.6 million pounds of food and grocery products each year.

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Fight hunger and Spark Change!

We have a chance to team up with our partner, the Lowcountry Food Bank to fight hunger in our community. But we need your help! Once a day from September 15th to October 5th-

  • Visit www.walmart.com/fighthunger
  • Use your Facebook page login to vote for the Lowcountry Food Bank
  • Be sure to tell a friend to vote , too.

Our regional food bank has partnered with Second Helpings in a contest run by Wal-Mart. Please go to www.walmart.com/fighthunger. Go to the bottom of the page and type in SC for the state and then vote for the Lowcountry Food Bank. You will need a Facebook page to cast a vote. The top 50 food banks partnerships across the country that get the most votes will share $60,000 in food and cash. You can monitor our progress daily. The food and money will directly benefit people in the area that need our help. You can vote every day from now through October 5th. It’s an easy way to support our organization. Please spread the word to all your friends.

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2014 Civitas Award: Outstanding Non-Profit

We are proud to announce that The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce selected Second Helpings as the winner of the 2014 Civitas Awards in the Non-Profit category.

The Chamber presented the awards during the Annual Meeting & Civitas Awards on Friday at Dataw Island. The event was a sell-out with 300 people in attendance.  This event is an opportunity for the Chamber to recognize and honor outstanding leaders, teachers, businesses and organizations who help make this community a wonderful place to live and work.

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