We started sending products to areas on the coast prior to the storm, but our work continues. To date we have provided over 40 tons of bottled water and another 80 tons of food. In other words, over 100,000 meals. This has been a very effective and coordinated relief effort […]

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Senator Thad Altman from Brevard County has joined other legislators to support Second Harvest’s financial request for completion of our facility. The State of Florida is in the midst of their legislative session and deliberating on how the budget is allocated. Our goal is to distribute 18 million additional meals […]

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On tours at Second Harvest, we often tell visitors that ‘Step one in the food banking process … before anything else can happen … is always to inspire and engage ever greater numbers of people in our community. Because our community is where all of the resources come from.” One […]

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BJ’s Wholesale celebrated the grand opening of their brand new Port Orange Club on Friday, October 4th, and we were there to celebrate with them! Our Volusia Branch Manager, Bob Thomas, attended the festivities, which included an adorable BJ’s rap song performed by Spruce Creek Elementary, BJ’s local Adopt-a-School partner, […]

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A couple of weeks ago,  youngsters at Midway Safe Harbor were treated to freshly prepared lunches and snacks by way of the Summer Food Service Program which makes meals available when children lack access to school cafeterias. Last year, the center served 11,066 meals to over 110 children daily. We […]

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As the end of the school year quickly approaches, Second Harvest Food Bank will seamlessly transition from its Kids Cafe afternoon program to The Summer Food Service Program. This USDA subsidized program makes it possible for us to provide free, nutritious, prepared meals to children ages 18 and under while […]

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