Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida recently hosted a virtual Town Hall to discuss the special need for support in fighting childhood hunger in Central Florida, especially during the summer months. Second Harvest President and CEO Dave Krepcho and VP of Food Services Nancy Brumbaugh shared the different childhood hunger programs in place to relieve the financial burden … [Read more...] about Second Harvest Hosts Town Hall on Childhood Hunger
The financial stress of providing breakfast and lunch for growing kids while schools are closed for the summer can mean gut-wrenching decisions for local families. The COVID-19 pandemic has only increased the burdens facing families who were living paycheck to paycheck. Thanks to your support, families with kids 18 and under can turn to Second Harvest’s 65 Summer Food … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Help Fight Summer Hunger
Hunger doesn’t take a summer break. Neither does Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and its network of 550 feeding partners. As the financial impact of the pandemic lingers, thousands of local families continue to face the daunting reality of hunger. One lifeline during the pandemic are the seven-day boxes assembled at Mercy Kitchen. Each box contains enough food … [Read more...] about Hunger Doesn’t Take a Summer Break
Kids need your help today.Yesterday, Second Harvest partnered with WESH 2 News and set an ambitious goal of raising enough funds to provide 1 million meals for kids and families this summer. That goal is not just a number: 1 in 5 kids in our community are experiencing hunger, and this gets worse over the summer when they don’t have access to school-provided meals. It was … [Read more...] about It’s so close. Can you help?
For many kids in our community, summer means vacations and family trips, but for others, summer means hunger. With schools closing this week for summer break, there's an urgent need to provide even more meals for kids and families starting now. Because I know you care, I'm inviting you to join us today, May 25th, for a Day of Giving telethon with WESH 2 News. Tune in on-air … [Read more...] about One Day: 1 Million Meals for Kids and Families