Thank you for being part of our Second Harvest Food Bank family. Your generosity during COVID-19 has made a life-changing difference for countless neighbors in need.I want to invite you to join our monthly Meal Maker community of 1,100 supporters that have our mission as their focus.A generous donor is offering to match 100 new monthly donor gifts for the next 3 months. This is … [Read more...] about It’s a critical time to make a difference.
At Second Harvest, we’ve distributed pantry staples after hurricanes, floods, fires and tornadoes, dealt with the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, and kept families fed during the Great Recession. None of that compares to COVID-19. Imagine feeding every person in a fully packed Amway Center. Now imagine doing it 15 times in one day. That’s enough food for 300,000 meals … [Read more...] about When coronavirus passes, hunger will persist
Photo by Paul Hennessy. Phase 1 of the reopening of our state is bringing both relief and chaos to our community. Families and seniors are trying to figure out how to safely navigate our new normal while worrying about their low food supply. The demand for food continues to grow.Thanks to our giving community and supporters like you, Second Harvest is making changes to help … [Read more...] about We’re making some changes
Thank you to Central Florida Foundation for convening important conversations around the issues that define our response to and recovery from COVID-19. Second Harvest Food Bank President/CEO Dave Krepcho recently joined community leaders in sharing insight on how COVID-19 has intensified existing hunger and housing issues. Here's a recap of their conversation and resources … [Read more...] about How COVID-19 has intensified hunger & housing issues
Thank you so much for being a valuable partner during this time of urgent need. Supporters like you, have helped provide 5 million meals in the past 30 days to families, seniors and kids in our community. Unfortunately, that amount of food is only a drop in the bucket of what is needed. The growing lines of cars at mobile drops this week echo the number of food assistance calls … [Read more...] about Match Alert: Give 2x More Meals