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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Knock on doors. Take chances. Look for new experiences. This is just some of the advice Kevin O’Reilly shared with students in Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida’s Culinary Training Program. O’Reilly is the founder & CEO of Satin Fine Foods, Inc. and The America’s Cake Fair, which is […]

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We would like to give a GIGANTIC THANK YOU to Marty Sherman and his team at Landry’s Restaurants for recently hosting our culinary students.  Jen Connell, Mr. Reefe, Jeff and Chef Gene shared their experience, gave the students a tour of the T-Rex and Rainforest Café kitchens and an excellent […]

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Recently, Second Harvest Food Bank and our Catering for Good team helped to honor the 2016 Central Florida Trail Blazers at the 4th Annual Black History Month Reception at the Orlando City Hall. This event was presented by Mayor Buddy Dyer, Commissioner Regina Hill, Commissioner Samuel B ings, and Onyx […]

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This week marks an important milestone for Second Harvest: One year ago, on April 1st, we welcomed our first group of students into the Culinary Training Program. To date, we have graduated 28 students, and are currently working with our fourth group, scheduled to graduate June 13th. We have 100% […]

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