John Buschman has worked in hospitality management and academia for decades. As a faculty member at the Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Florida International University (FIU), he got involved with the South Beach Food & Wine Festival as a logistics coordinator. While supervising the vehicles coming and […]

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Since July of last year, Sarah has been volunteering her time at the food bank. In that time, she has been a tremendous help in several areas. Sarah helps sort donations when needed, but  is also a frequent face in our Production Kitchen where she helps to create meals for children […]

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Since 2012, Second Harvest has offered a fun and unique way for anyone in the community to raise money to fight hunger, called a Virtual Food Drive. It has been truly heartening to see so many individuals and organizations in Central Florida rally their friends, coworkers, and family for a […]

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Hi, I am Mitchell Spector, I am 11 years old and my program “Trick-or-Treat Food-to-Eat” was a huge success. I got inspired when my cousin Kayla started it for the first time working with Feeding South Florida in Miami. She has been doing it for 6 years and has collected […]

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Did you know there are health benefits to volunteering? According to the Corporation for National & Community Service, “those who volunteer have lower mortality rates, greater functional ability, and lower rates of depression later in life than those who do not volunteer”. It also helps strength the ability to solve […]

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Robert (Bob) Lawrence passed away at the age of 86 on December 12 after living a full and happy life.    As a representative of the Community of Christ Church that was home to the original founders of Second Harvest Food Bank, Bob was a passionate advocate for people living in […]

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