As I write this, hunger in our community is at an all-time high. Many of our neighbors who lost their jobs at the onset of COVID-19 are still out of work. Families who hadn’t known hunger before the pandemic can no longer afford groceries. I'm writing to you to ask for your help to meet this incredible need. Every $10 you give today can help provide 40 nutritious meals … [Read more...] about Help Restock Hope
Thank you for helping thousands of kids, seniors and families who are struggling to keep food on their tables as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida recently held a virtual town hall to connect with donors and supporters. Karen Broussard, VP of Agency Relations and Programs for Second Harvest Food Bank, joined me in providing an … [Read more...] about Second Harvest Hosts Town Hall Update
300,000 meals a day are flowing through Central Florida thanks to your generosity. Thank you for helping families, kids and seniors during these difficult times. They are grateful to have you on their side. The food insecurity rate in Central Florida has increased drastically due to COVID-19, with over 18% of households not having access to affordable, nutritious food. Your … [Read more...] about You Make It Possible
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