For some Central Florida kids and teens and their families, summer is not necessarily a time for vacation. Instead, this season presents several problems for low-income families, especially those who do not qualify for SNAP.  1. Central Florida is home to 289,348 students that rely on a nutritious breakfast and […]

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Our summer food program is off to a hot start with 93 locations in six counties participating between May 30th and July 7th. In the first week alone, 25,723 breakfasts, lunches and snacks were served. As of July 7th, the program’s 5th week and halfway point, approximately 125,000 total meals […]

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One of our newest summer feeding site partners for the Summer Food Service Program in Central Florida is the W.T. Bland Public Library located in rural Mt. Dora, FL. With a ton of fun reading programs for kids and a neat hang-out space for teens, the library is making strides […]

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Our organization quickly embraced America’s Second Harvest’s (what is now Feeding America) Kids Cafe Program soon after it was conceived in 1993. Since then, over 60 different locations in four counties have benefited from this prepared meal program. Since 1993, over 2.2 million meals have been served. 33% of those […]

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Our Summer Food Program for Children has never experienced such maneuverable mobility! We accelerated our pace by serving almost 175,000 freshly prepared breakfasts, hot lunches and snacks to youngsters in underserved areas who were on school vacation. All that in a mere 46 days! Approximately 94 different locations in 5 […]

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Over the past four years, I have had the chance to meet and get to know some pretty great people through our Virtual Food Drive. For them, this tool is an easy and interactive way to raise money toward ending hunger in their community, provides a great representation of how far their monetary donations can really go, and fun to […]

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