This year in Orange County alone, nearly 15,000 seniors face food insecurity. As “baby boomers” move into retirement, these numbers could easily increase. From a population that has helped shape so much advancement and innovation in our day-to-day life, that are grandparents, veterans, teachers, and caregivers, it is heartbreaking to […]

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We wanted to share a little bit about a dear Food Bank friend of ours who sadly passed away recently. When we think of a person who works with and helps the senior population in Central Florida, we instantly would think of Walt Willis.  Our seniors are one of the […]

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Our mission at Second Harvest is to create hope and nourish lives through a powerful hunger relief network, while multiplying the generosity of a caring community. We work with our community to erase the food gap that exists in Central Florida between families that have a need but not consistent […]

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Second Harvest recently completed a successful “Mobile Resource Fair” in east Orange County. We did this in partnership with a group called “Table Sixty”, it includes the Winter Park Health Foundation, Catholic Charities, AARP, Seniors First, Senior Resource Alliance and UCF. The goal of the group is to address senior […]

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May is designated as “Older Americans Month”. As I think of my parents, grandparents and mentors throughout the years, a sense of gratitude fills me. They all cared for my livelihood, helped me in tough times and made a profound difference in my life. Celebrating our seniors should happen throughout […]

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