In honor of National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables month in June, Second Harvest Food Bank hosted the 1st Annual Fresh Games for our Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). With the help of 8, 12-year-old volunteers, we visited 9 summer food sites to play with our food. As a bonus to […]

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Students across the region return to school last month. The hot days of summer may slowly be becoming a distant memory, but at Second Harvest one thing will surely be remembered; and that’s the dramatic growth of our Summer Food Program and its remarkable innovation in finding ways to get healthy meals to […]

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This past Wednesday, The Boys & Girls Club at Apopka’s John Bridges Center became the latest addition to our Kids Cafe Program. The site is expected to serve approximately 100 meals per day to children enrolled at the Boys & Girls Club and the New Journey Youth Center. The Kids […]

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Between June 2nd and August 15th, 90,329 meals were served to children at 30 locations in 4 counties. Over 1,600 children participated daily, receiving breakfasts, lunches and snacks, during 56 days. The Summer Program is a freshly prepared food program that helps bridge the nutritional gap during school vacation when […]

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Central Florida’s Faces of Hunger 2014 was conducted by Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in partnership with Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization. The study surveyed hundreds of local food assistance programs and their clients. It documents client household demographics, and the challenges that Central Florida’s […]

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Our very own Orlando Magic are true legends both on and off the court! They proved that this month with Hoops for Hunger. On Wednesday, March 12th the Orlando Magic donated $5 for every ticket purchased to the game that night. Also, they donated a meal for every point the […]

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