Magic City Harvest

 

Our mission is to alleviate food insecurity, malnutrition and food waste in our community. 

APPEAL TO THE COMMUNITY
Because Hunger in our community is
A reality throughout the year!

REALITY
100,000 Men, Women and Children in our area are food insecure
Struggling throughout the year to put food on the table – with children
and seniors our most  vulnerable

REALITY
40% of all food in  the US is wasted...
which is why food recovery is a good steward response

REALITY
Magic City Harvest is the ONLY program in our area
dedicated to recovering prepared and perishable food.
Thereby alleviating hunger and waste at the same time!

REALITY
MCH  is on target to distribute almost 2 million pounds
of free, excess food in 2012

REALITY
Total operating budget is $250,000
equating to a cost of 13 cents per pound distributed.
It takes $55,000 for EACH of our three trucks to
“stay in the big road”.. Including driver, fuel, maintenance, insurance.

REALITY
MCH is Deeply Grateful for the support we receive as...
WE CAN ONLY CARRY OUT OUR MISSION
BECAUSE YOU GIVE… SHARING  YOUR
FINANCIAL RESOURCES TODAY SO THAT
OTHERS OBTAIN THE MOST HUMAN NEED OF

ADEQUATE AND HEALTHY FOOD!
NEW FOR THIS YEAR:
EMPTY BOWLS ONLINE AUCTION

Continue your support of Magic City Harvest by participating in this year's Empty Bowls online auction. For details on all the items available and to make a bid go to biddingowl.com/magiccityharvest.


Here are a few of the items available to bid on:
  • Perfect Date Night. A flight over Birmingham courtesy of Aviation Servcices Group followed by dinner at Garden and Galley.
  • Dinner for six at your home prepared by Executive Chef Thera Hamilton.
  • Barons tickets. Six game packages for five people.
  • Manicure and pedicure at Spa One Nineteen.
  • Red Mountain Park Adventures. Zip lines and more!

Visit the website to see all the great items that your can bid on. Bidding ends Friday, April 17. Remember that your participation helps feed those in need in our community.
 

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What is food insecurity and
what does it look like in
Jefferson County and Alabama?
According to 2011 Feeding America findings...