Archive for the 'Hunger News' Category

September 14, 2017

Help Hurricane Irma Victims with a Virtual Food Drive

Author: Maria Shanley

Our Hope for the Holidays virtual food drive campaign helps provide food immediately to those less fortunate during the holiday season.

We’ve launched our tool early this year to help Hurricane Irma victims. In times of disaster, Second Harvest Food Bank and its network of 550 nonprofit feeding partners represent a vital emergency food supply for the community.

Now more than ever, our community needs Hunger Heroes. You can register as an individual, a company or start your own team. Read More …

September 14, 2017

Business Insider names Second Harvest as one of the best charities to give to in the wake of Hurricane Irma

Author: Maria Shanley

We are humbled and honored to be included on this list of local non-profits. We have much work to do in Central Florida to respond to this disaster in the short and long-term and are grateful for your support.

Posted by Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

September 14, 2017

Hurricane Irma: Ways you can help

Author: Maria Shanley

 

Good morning, Central Florida! Hurricane Irma disaster relief is in full force. We have three ways you can help feed hope in the days and weeks ahead.

If you are in need of help, please visit our site at http://www.feedhopenow.org/disaster

1. Funds. Donate online: https://goo.gl/ZCQoew
2. Food. Start a Virutal Food Drive or Donate Food. A list of items can be found at http://www.feedhopenow.org/disaster
3. Volunteer. A list of volunteer opportunities is at http://shfbcf.volunteerhub.com/events/indexv1

Please do not come to our distribution center for food. If you need assistance, please visit http://www.feedhopenow.org/disaster.

Posted by Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

September 13, 2017

Mobile Food Drops help provide food for Hurricane Irma Victims

Author: Maria Shanley

Irma Disaster Relief efforts continued this morning with three mobile drops. Faith Neighborhood Center in Groveland, Apostolic Church of Jesus in Altamonte and Operation Love Outreach in Apopka. Over 20,000 lbs of food was distributed to families, seniors and kids in our community.

Second Harvest Food Bank collects, stores and distributes donated food to more than 550 feeding partners in six Central Florida counties: Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia.

Below are photos from the food drop at Apostolic Church of Jesus in Altamonte.

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September 13, 2017

Our friends from Tennessee

Author: Maria Shanley

A group of friends came to visit today. They saw the need in Florida post-Irma and took action, gathering food and funds…

Posted by Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida onĀ Wednesday, September 13, 2017

September 12, 2017

Second Harvest Volusia Warehouse distributes over 3,000 lbs of food

Author: Maria Shanley

Our Volusia warehouse distributed over 3,000 pounds of food this morning to Second Harvest feeding partners eager to feed neighbors in need post-Irma.

You can help too at http://www.feedhopenow.org/disaster.

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