October 10, 2017

Charity Navigator Confirms 4-Star Rating

Author: Erika Spence

This October, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida achieved a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator for the eighth year in a row! This coveted rating demonstrates Second Harvest’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

At Second Harvest, we are proud of this accomplishment because it reaffirms our values of integrity, accountability, service and stewardship.

You may recall in September, Charity Navigator also recognized Second Harvest as one of the best organizations to donate to in the wake of Hurricane Irma. In a Business Insider article, a Charity Navigator spokesperson explained that local organizations will continue to work in the community long after a disaster has occurred. Read More …

November 18, 2015

Charity Navigator Ranks Second Harvest 4-star Charity for 6th Year in a Row

Author: Melissa Kear

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida receives 4-star rating from Charity NavigatorThis November, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida achieved a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator for the sixth year in a row! Charity Navigator is our country’s top charity evaluator, and rates nonprofits all across the country for their fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

Here at Second Harvest, we are proud of this achievement, because it reaffirms our commitment to holding ourselves accountable with how your gifts are used and managed. You can feel confident that your investment is going to fighting hunger and feeding hope in Central Florida.

Only 3% of charities have been rated 4-star 6 consecutive years, and we are proud to be one of them. It is because of you that we are able to make a difference in our community. Thank you for letting us be a part of your efforts to end hunger in Central Florida. Read More …

December 19, 2013

A vision becomes reality

Author: Dave Krepcho

Second Harvest Food Bank of Central FloridaWe can look with hope to the future because of the phenomenal year we just experienced. However, our work is bitter sweet because while we succeeded in distributing more food than ever before, the mere fact that we need to do so is a reflection of the plight of thousands of our neighbors.

Incredible opportunities existed this past year and we were able to see so much come to fruition. The single biggest accomplishment was the completion of the new Morgan & Morgan, P.A. Hunger Relief Center. This 100,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art center in Orlando was finished on time and on budget.

Morgan & Morgan provided the leadership to make this project a reality as our lead investor in the community. The facility is having a positive impact as well in all six Counties we serve because our capacity to provide more food has greatly increased. Read More …