Did you know that March 11th is Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists Day? Don’t forget to wish them a “Happy RDN Day!” March kicks off National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle.” Here are 5 ways you can do just that.
Did you know volunteers play a huge role in everything we do at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida? In 2014, over 21,000 volunteers (67,000+ hours) assisted our warehouse staff in sorting and repackaging food for distribution, fundraising events, food shows, administrative work, and more. What kind of difference […]
Did you know there are health benefits to volunteering? According to the Corporation for National & Community Service, “those who volunteer have lower mortality rates, greater functional ability, and lower rates of depression later in life than those who do not volunteer”. It also helps strength the ability to solve […]
Every year, September is proclaimed Hunger Action Month – an entire month devoted to hunger awareness, all across the country. Each day of the month a new action is suggested to help fight hunger and bring awareness to this issue through going orange, social media interactions, special events, and more. […]
Did you know that Second Harvest has a total of three different locations of distribution? While our new Orlando facility on Mercy Drive is our main warehouse, we also have two other satellite locations: one in Brevard County, and one in Volusia County. This gives us the ability to meet […]
As May comes to a close and June begins, many across Central Florida are finishing with school and getting ready for summer. While summer may mean days at the beach, hanging out with friends, and family trips to some, to others it means missing out on important meals school provided. […]