After six years of sponsoring summer feeding sites in Seminole, Orange and Osceola, Second Harvest Food Bank has expanded into neighboring Brevard County. In the first week alone, almost 1,000 meals were served at four locations in Melbourne. The outcome of the pilot program, which runs from June 2nd through […]

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Seventy youth volunteered to live out the value of service. What was extra special about the group is that it was an inter-faith service project. Students from the Jewish Academy, Leader’s Prep and the Geneva School all pitched in enthusiastically to sort food for Second Harvest. In a time when […]

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On Friday, August 17th as children prepared to return to Orange County Schools, Second Harvest Food Bank was still busy providing the last batch of summer meals to community centers, summer camps and churches. The Summer Food Service Program helps bridge the nutritional gap during school vacation when children lack […]

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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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Let’s hear it for AARP! This year, they have made a major commitment to hunger among older Americans. Our CEO, Dave Krepcho, wrote about it in his “Hunger and the Daytona 500?” blog post in February. Well this year, AARP designated Friday, September 9 as it’s Day of Service where the main focus […]

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What do you think of when you hear the words “Red Lobster”? If you would have asked me a month ago I would have yelled “Cheddar Bay Biscuits!!” without skipping a beat (are those the best or what?). But now when someone mentions Red Lobster, I can only think of […]

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