The mobile food drop program has ramped up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Food drops are scheduled two to three times a day in local “food desert” areas across all six Central Florida Counties. Second Harvest and its network of feeding partners have adapted mobile drops to have minimal contact to ensure the safety of volunteers and food recipients. Since mid-March, 108 … [Read more...] about Mobile Drops are on a Mission
To support communities impacted by COVID-19, Raytheon Technologies has pledged $5 million to Feeding America, a nationwide network of hunger relief nonprofits. A grant of $159,000 will go to Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida to fund the local distribution of meals, groceries and essential supplies to residents of Brevard County. As a result of the pandemic, the … [Read more...] about Raytheon Technologies’ Donation Helps Fund Hunger Relief Efforts in Brevard County
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.
Hello and thank you for checking out my story! My name is Jason and I work as a Paramedic in Orlando. In addition to that, I own OFF ON the Go, a travel and entertainment website. Three years ago, I started my health journey to transform myself. My starting weight was over 320 pounds and I could not keep living that life. Food for some is a basic necessity, but for me, it was … [Read more...] about Jason’s Journey to Outrun Hunger
Like many of our neighbors in Central Florida, Carlos works in the hospitality industry. Without guests filling hotel beds, workers like Carlos have had their hours cut and, in many cases, they’ve been furloughed or laid off as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Carlos’s main concern was for his two school-aged daughters who rely on breakfast and lunch at their elementary … [Read more...] about Hope for Carlos