A group of Renodis volunteers recently spent an afternoon helping to pack food at Second Harvest Heartland’s headquarters located in St Paul, MN.  Second Harvest Heartland is the Upper Midwest’s largest hunger relief organization.

Second Harvest Heartland Headquarters in St Paul, MN

Welcome Renodis Volunteers

Renodis Volunteers at Second Harvest

With the great organization and process of volunteer coordinators at Second Harvest Heartland, in a mere 4 hours Renodis volunteers were able to pack 850 boxes which means 24,650 pounds of food, 17 pallets, over 12 tons, or 20,542 meals for seniors!

Second Harvest Volunteering making boxes

Here Ryan Carter set the pace for packing by making boxes


Second Harvest Heartland Renodis Volunteers

Renodis volunteers at the end of the packing line adding final items and taping up for shipment

Second Harvest Heartland is known for distributing great amounts of food quickly and efficiently; in 2012 alone, they collected, warehoused and distributed more than 76 million pounds of food.  Second Harvest is also a member of Feeding America, a national network of more than 200 food banks serving every state in the United States. 

If you are interested in more info on volunteering with Second Harvest Heartland, click here.

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