Since 2014, as the school year comes towards an end, members of different local Lockheed Martin divisions have been coming together to fight hunger for kids and their families over the summer months by starting a virtual food drive. As part of their corporate-wide, annual food drive event, Mission: Engage, […]

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Students across the region return to school last month. The hot days of summer may slowly be becoming a distant memory, but at Second Harvest one thing will surely be remembered; and that’s the dramatic growth of our Summer Food Program and its remarkable innovation in finding ways to get healthy meals to […]

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With the recent unseasonably cold temperatures in Central Florida, it’s hard to imagine that summer vacation for county students is a mere 66 school days away. Second Harvest Food Bank will seamlessly transition from its Kids Cafe Afternoon Meal Program (AMP) to The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). This USDA […]

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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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A couple of weeks ago,  youngsters at Midway Safe Harbor were treated to freshly prepared lunches and snacks by way of the Summer Food Service Program which makes meals available when children lack access to school cafeterias. Last year, the center served 11,066 meals to over 110 children daily. We […]

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As the end of the school year quickly approaches, Second Harvest Food Bank will seamlessly transition from its Kids Cafe afternoon program to The Summer Food Service Program. This USDA subsidized program makes it possible for us to provide free, nutritious, prepared meals to children ages 18 and under while […]

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