When we think about the holidays, no matter what we celebrate, there is one thing everyone has in common…food. We celebrate with food, we congregate around food. Food and the holidays go hand in hand. Now picture your family holiday gathering without the food. It is a bit different, right? […]

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A little over 3 years ago, Second Harvest Food Bank created a Partner Agency Council. The purpose of the Council was to have a key group of partner agencies meet monthly, and be able to think strategically about things happening in the food bank and related to the other partner agencies. Early […]

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Eau Gallie First Baptist Church Food Pantry has been serving the residents of Melbourne for more than a decade. Their mission, “To share the love of Jesus by providing food to those less fortunate in our community,” is carried out through the pantry’s twice weekly client distributions. For the past […]

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The first Saturday of each month, First Pentecostal Church(FPC) staff and 25 volunteers come out to Trinity Towers South to pack bags of nonperishable food items for seniors in need. Volunteers pack 170 bags and deliver them directly to each resident’s apartment – a blessing because many of the residents have […]

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With the recent unseasonably cold temperatures in Central Florida, it’s hard to imagine that summer vacation for county students is a mere 66 school days away. Second Harvest Food Bank will seamlessly transition from its Kids Cafe Afternoon Meal Program (AMP) to The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). This USDA […]

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