At a ceremony last Thursday, the National Association of Counties (NACo) recognized the innovative public-private partnership between Second Harvest Food Bank and Orange County Parks and Recreation. In mid-2015, both parties began work on a long-term strategy to provide daily nutritious meals to children and youth attending twelve after school […]

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Over the past 15 months, we’ve had a new group of familiar faces around the food bank. In 2015, we were approached by the Florida Orlando Mission group to form a partnership between the food bank and the missionaries to provide volunteer opportunities on a regular basis. Of course we […]

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On Sunday, April 9th, Second Harvest had the opportunity to participate at the 2nd Annual He Got Up! event, sponsored by the Orlando Serve Foundation, at Camping World Stadium. He Got Up! Was started to bring together already existing aid groups, into one location, and serve the homeless, families, and […]

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What do a Food Bank and 20 healthcare executives in Central Florida have in common? Before December 2015, we weren’t sure there was much.  Since then, though, the answer has become very clear: we all want to stem the rising tide of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and other diet-related […]

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, in conjunction with the West Orange Health District, is launching a three-year pilot program to provide healthy food for low-income people struggling with diet-related diseases. At select partner agencies, the Healthy Pantry network will serve district residents in communities such as Ocoee, Pine […]

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This September during Hunger Action Month we asked for help from our community and did you all ever pull through! We want to start off by saying THANK YOU to every single person that took part in our Skip a Meal Challenge. You skipped meals, donated your lunch money and […]

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