A group of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria are preparing for a new beginning in the kitchen. Spectrum News 13 recently visited the Darden Foundation Community Kitchen to see how these students are gaining valuable hands-on experiences needed to pursue a sustainable career in Central Florida’s booming hospitality industry. […]

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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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Second Harvest has been hard at work during the 2017 holidays. As you make your resolutions for the New Year, don’t forget to add being an advocate for Second Harvest to your list! Here’s what we’ve been up to in the last month: Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida […]

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Hunger can be a disaster year round. Add to that the disruption and devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria and this holiday season could be a recipe for disaster for thousands of Central Florida families and displaced Puerto Ricans. Here are some of their stories: Shakira recently left Puerto […]

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This post was submitted by Matthew Tanner, City Impact Manager at The Mission Continues. The original post can be found on The Mission Continues’ blog.   Following the mass destruction in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria, The Mission Continues’ Orlando 1st and 2nd Service Platoons were driven to find […]

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