Help Now of Osceola, Inc. has been a partner agency with Second Harvest Food Bank for over 20 years. The mission of Help Now of Osceola, Inc. is to provide life-saving services for survivors of intimate partner violence by providing safe shelter and other critical services. They empower survivors of domestic abuse through counseling and advocacy. […]

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Although we have been quite fortunate so far this season with Hurricanes, others have not.  As you may have seen on the news, recently there has been a tremendous amount of rainfall in the Carolinas generated by Joaquin, with some areas receiving an excess of 20 inches.  Dams have failed, […]

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World Food Championships and Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida linked aprons today in an innovative partnership to bring together culinary food athletes and an organization that supports people living without food security. “One in six people in America will struggle with hunger at some point during the year,” […]

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During the past few weeks I have had the pleasure to have a series of discussions with dozens of our Partner Agencies. These are the passionate, committed and wonderful groups that receive food through Second Harvest. They are the ones who then take that food and feed the people in […]

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The Summer Food Service Program gives us the opportunity to provide free, nutritious meals to children ages 18 and under while schools and their cafeterias are closed for the season. Community centers, summer camps, churches and other nonprofit organizations may participate in this program. Additionally, for-profit, low income residential complexes […]

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This week we are spotlighting Collins Cupboard at the Lighthouse Christian Church in Deland, Florida, run by Robin and Gene Campbell. The pantry distributed food to 674 households and 2334 individual people last quarter. Collins Cupboard sends volunteers every Monday to the Volusia Branch warehouse to help unload and put […]

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