GREENSBORO, N.C. — WFMY News 2’s Tanya Rivera is celebrating a milestone birthday in style! Rivera is turning 50 in July and to celebrate she hosted an all-day food drive to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC.
The goal was to collect enough food to feed 50,000 people.
Did you know that 1 in 6 of our neighbors may be facing food insecurity, that’s according to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
The organization delivers more than 36 million meals each year. They also make sure 4.2 million pounds of fresh produce are distributed each year. Volunteers also donate more than 40,000 hours each year to helping provide food for others in need in our communities.
You can still donate even if you couldn't make it to celebrate Rivera's birthday. You can donate money to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Thank you for participating by donating, and helping those in need. Thanks for also wishing Rivera a very special happy 50th birthday!
So, far Tanya's 2 Wishes hasve raised $7,471.95 which will help provide 52,303 meals to the community. Thank you for all your donations.