Thousands of kids are out of school this week following Hurricane Irma. Today our Catering for Good food truck served meals at the New Image Youth Center in downtown Orlando to help fill the meal gap.
The first thing one notices are the sounds of the vehicles. As I stood outside the scheduled food distribution at Victory Temple of God food pantry in Sanford, I could hear the clients’ cars coming up Sixth Street before I saw them. Extremely rough-sounding engines that threatened to quit any […]
Last week one of our outreach staff at Second Harvest Food Bank met Henry at the public library. Henry is a 55-year old man who was living a typical family life until 2011, when he lost his job at the Kennedy Space Center. In that moment, his secure life tumbled […]
This October, another powerful stroke against hunger in our community will result from an important partnership between Orlando Harley Davidson and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. As the largest Harley Davidson dealership in America, Orlando Harley Davidson takes helping out our less fortunate neighbors very seriously. Whether you […]
Central Florida’s Faces of Hunger 2014 was conducted by Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in partnership with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. The study surveyed hundreds of local food assistance programs and their clients. It documents client household demographics, and the challenges that Central Florida’s […]
Yesterday as I packed up to head home, my office phone rang. I picked up the phone and heard the soft voice of one of Second Harvest Food Bank’s most generous contributors, who along with her husband had given a gift of $5,000 just a few short weeks ago. Imagine […]