More than 140,000 Puerto Ricans have arrived in Central Florida since Hurricane Maria devastated the island last fall.  Thanks to the support of the community, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is uniquely positioned to provide hope for these families with disaster relief food boxes, but also to offer […]

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The students at Hungerford Elementary School in Eatonville recently donated funds to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, and while that is no small feat for any child, the story behind their donation is even more heartfelt. Students at Hungerford recently read “Wishtree,” the latest book by award-winning children’s […]

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We live in a complicated world full of stress, lists, hectic days, with little time to delight in the beauty and people around us.  Last Friday, we were able to pause and celebrate our Culinary and Distribution Training Program students at their graduation. It was such a special day for not […]

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At a United Way meeting the other day, as non-profit companies introduced their new programs, I heard the words over and over: “thanks to Second Harvest, we were able to…”  It is a repeated theme in the community, and a part of nearly every story.  Food is essential to life […]

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