President Trump’s administration released their proposed budget for FY 2018/19 earlier this week and it was met with much concern and disappointment from hunger advocates. The budget contains deep cuts to federal nutrition programs. Nationwide, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) would see a decrease in funding by $213 billion over […]

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Welcome to the first Advocacy Update of 2018! Between the federal government shutdown and the swearing-in for our new city of Orlando commissioners, we’ve kept busy. Shutdown Impact on our Neighbors in Need Last month, we saw the federal government shutdown for three days. Congress and the Administration struck a […]

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Second Harvest has been hard at work during the 2017 holidays. As you make your resolutions for the New Year, don’t forget to add being an advocate for Second Harvest to your list! Here’s what we’ve been up to in the last month: Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida […]

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The House of Representatives will be voting on the new Tax Bill and the Senate will take a vote tomorrow. Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida has worked with Feeding America to analyze the affects the new Tax Bill will have on food banks and those we serve on […]

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