Giving Tuesday has started and Mullinax Ford of New Smyrna Beach is matching your gift, up to $30,000. Today, your donation helps neighbors like Laurie. Laurie devotes her days to her aging mother and middle-school-aged grandson. As their full-time caregiver, Laurie is often pulled in two directions. "Things are pretty tight for us because I can't have a job and stay … [Read more...] about You help neighbors like Laurie today
Children often send thank you notes to Second Harvest Food Bank. They're so happy everyone in their family has enough to eat - including mom and dad. We get notes from adults and seniors in Central Florida, too. They tell us how the rising costs of basic needs have made it harder for them to put food on the table. They tell us how grateful they are to bring home food to help … [Read more...] about Because of you, so many are thankful.
This holiday season, we know that our community is looking to support local businesses more than ever. That’s why we’ve created a holiday shop full of goodies and gifts that give back! Products from our retail line, A Spoon Full of Hope, are irresistibly sweet and savory. The best part is that proceeds from every purchase benefit our no-cost, 16-week Culinary Training … [Read more...] about Shop Local, Change Lives
Being selected as one of Feeding America's Amplified Voices of Neighbors with Experience for the first White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in over 50 years is at the top of my list of Professional Achievements. Despite Hurricane Ian looming back home, I decided I could not miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shed light on my personal … [Read more...] about White House Conference on Health
This year’s hardships and tough economic times continue to affect children, families, and seniors in our community. For families facing hunger, it can be tough to feel thankful. Many of your neighbors are working hard to make ends meet but still can’t afford rent, utilities, and food. And with kids out of school for the holidays, budgets will only get tighter. Can … [Read more...] about One gift. So many thankful.