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Hampton Lake Tiger Bass Race Charitable Fund Awards Grant to Second Helpings

Second Helpings volunteers and board of directors extend their sincere thanks for Hampton Lake Tiger Bass Race Charitable Fund's grant award as a result of their very successful 2019 Tiger Base Race.  These funds will support Second Helpings' Healthy Food Initiative.  In 2018 over one million pounds of fresh produce was provided to our 57 agencies.  Healthy foods result in healthy minds.  Thank you to everyone who made this event a success.  We had a great time and John Geisler, our 80 plus-year-old retired truck volunteer, won in his division.  Doesn't he look proud?

Gift Giving Made Easy: Buy or Give a Trip to Portugal...Sweet 16 Days Left to Buy Your Raffle Ticket

Is it a special anniversary?  How about the wedding of a couple that has everything?  Second Helpings has your gift-giving covered!  You can be the winner of a trip to Portugal's Algarve Coast with all proceeds benefiting Second Helpings.  The winner receives one week's stay in a two-bedroom condo in the small fishing village of Fuseta and $2,000 for travel costs (airfare, etc.).  There's still time to get one of the 300 tickets to be sold before the drawing on November 21. You can see video of the village, read about the weather in this part of Portugal, and buy tickets online at or call Second Helpings at 843-689-3689.

Visit One of the Seven Natural Wonders of Portugal

The Ria Formosa Natural Park is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Portugal according to 656,000 people who voted.

You can be minutes away from this barrier island system if you win the week's condo stay plus $2,000 toward airfare in Fuseta on the Algarve Coast of Portugal.  It's the prize in Second Helpings' first travel raffle thanks to generous donors.

The Ria Formosa is an important wintering ground for birds and a nesting site for many endangered species.  Add to that fishing and other water activities, relaxing on the beach, and visiting the culturally rich town of Faro, just 15 miles away.

It sounds like a great way to experience one of the top places to visit, Portugal.  Just 300 tickets will be sold and the winning ticket will be drawn November 21.  Purchase online at or call Second Helpings' office at 843-689-3689.  Enlist a couple or three friends to chip in and get ready to pack your bags...oh, share please because all proceeds help fight hunger in the Lowcountry.