Since its inception, the Culinary Training Program has always been about helping qualified, at-risk and economically disadvantaged Central Florida adults gain a set of life and culinary skills they can use to pursue a sustainable career in the food industry. It is a 14-week program provided at no charge and […]

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The heat was on at the 2015 Feed the Need Kick-Off as representatives from the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, Winter Park Fire Department, and Rollins College duked it out in a fierce can-stacking competition to see who could build the highest tower of cans – each representing the amount […]

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Prior to coming to the program, I was unemployed and homeless. Being out of work and not having your own place to live was hard. The challenges I faced while in the program was not working and not having an income. At the beginning of the program, I thought that […]

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Last week one of our outreach staff at Second Harvest Food Bank met Henry at the public library. Henry is a 55-year old man who was living a typical family life until 2011, when he lost his job at the Kennedy Space Center. In that moment, his secure life tumbled […]

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On June 6, 2014, over 1,200 Seminole County homeless received aid at the Community Outreach Resource Fair. In partnership with Second Harvest, Universal’s Bite Camera Action, and others, New Directions Community Outreach, Inc. hosted their free annual event in Casselberry, with the goal of providing local homeless residents with access […]

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