President Trump’s administration released their proposed budget for FY 2018/19 earlier this week and it was met with much concern and disappointment from hunger advocates. The budget contains deep cuts to federal nutrition programs. Nationwide, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) would see a decrease in funding by $213 billion over […]

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Welcome to the first Advocacy Update of 2018! Between the federal government shutdown and the swearing-in for our new city of Orlando commissioners, we’ve kept busy. Shutdown Impact on our Neighbors in Need Last month, we saw the federal government shutdown for three days. Congress and the Administration struck a […]

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is excited to welcome Peg Cornwell to its Board of Directors. Peg moved to Central Florida in 2015 with her husband Grant, the 15th president at Rollins College. She recalls how one first gets immediately caught up in the beautiful weather and the […]

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On September 22nd, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida presented the Community Health Needs Assessment in partnership with Florida Hospital and Orlando Health. With more than 100 attendees that included community leaders, executives and elected officials, the report revealed that food insecurity, along with access to care, is key […]

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