Board Member is recognized by Morgan Stanley for his efforts on behalf of Second Helpings

Morgan Stanley recognized employee Andrew Cook, for his volunteer efforts on behalf of Second Helpings with a donation from their Morgan Stanley Foundation.  Cook is vice president, the board of directors, and has served on the Second Helpings board for five years.  We applaud him for his commitment and thank Morgan Stanley for this recognition.  Cook and fellow employees from the Hilton Head office volunteer every second Thursday at the Palmetto Breeze FILL THE NEED food distribution program that feeds over 80 bus passengers traveling from rural areas to work on Hilton Head Island.  Pictured here is Ty Cook, partner, and father with Andrew Cook volunteering on June 14.

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Christmas comes early to Second Helpings

A special thank you is extended to Colleton River Plantation Club Operation Santa Claus Fund, within the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry.  They donated funds in April to support Second Helpings’ Healthy Food Program.  This grant will support seven agencies and their clients in the Bluffton community.  This gift was made possible through the efforts of the grant committee at Colleton River Plantation and Second Helpings’ board member and Bluffton resident, James Grove.

Last year Second Helpings rescued over 2.8 million pounds of food, counting one million in fresh produce.  Second Helpings is your local and only agency that rescues food in Beaufort, Jasper and Hampton counties free of charge and is a United Way Agency.

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