During the past few weeks I have had the pleasure to have a series of discussions with dozens of our Partner Agencies. These are the passionate, committed and wonderful groups that receive food through Second Harvest. They are the ones who then take that food and feed the people in […]

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I continue to review the responses that have been returned for the Customer Service Survey and want to share more results with you. One of the main reasons we have our ADEPT program is to provide our agencies with opportunities to learn more about building the sustainability and outreach of […]

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We couldn’t accomplish our mission of fighting hunger in Central Florida without our partner agencies. The majority of our partners are food pantries of various types and sizes. Calvary Outreach Center in Winter Park is one of our larger Food Pantries that serve around 2000 people a month.  Recently Calvary […]

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Last week managers in our operations department met offsite to review our progress for the year. Responsibly distributing food to all of our partner agencies is a sophisticated process and it’s important that we have these check-ups between staff occasionally. One statistic that surprised me was the amount of product […]

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Nothing is more important at Second Harvest than ensuring that the food we provide is safe for consumption.  There are numerous ways that food can become unsafe throughout its life including improper storage, handling of food and contamination. In an effort to combat these risk factors, each of our Partner […]

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