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SC Secretary of State Designates Second Helpings as a 2013 Angel Charity

“In recognition of exceptional service to the cause they represent and the outstanding percentage of expenditures towards the cause in relation to overall expenditures.”

The South Carolina Secretary of State, the Honorable Mark Hammond, has just bestowed Second Helpings with the prestigious “Angel” Award. Every year, the Secretary of State honors several charitable organizations as “Angels,” specifically nonprofit organizations which use at least 80 percent of their contributions for their charitable services, have been in existence for three years or more, make good use of volunteer assistance, and do not rely heavily on government grants or grants from other organizations. Read More

Welcome to Second Helpings!

Second Helpings is a nonprofit hunger relief organization, 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.