When I think back on summers as a kid, I remember the simple joys: riding bikes, exploring the woods, playing kickball, and, my favorite summer activity, swimming. Oh, the hours I spent in the water with my friends! We would head to our neighborhood pool every morning after breakfast and stay until they closed for a lunch break at noon. Then, we would clamor out of the pool … [Read more...] about Match Alert: Swamp Sistas La La Hunger-Free Summer
On Saturday, May 21, 2022, the scene at Loews Sapphire Resort was nothing short of whimsical, with a magical hedge wall that presented champagne to guests, stilt walkers donned in floral draping, and guests testing their casino skills in blackjack and roulette while enjoying fancy cocktails from the libations lounge. The occasion? Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida’s … [Read more...] about Cheers to You! Ultimate Garden Party raises funds for 1.6 million meals!
Six days a week, hardworking and dedicated volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida lend their time and helping hands to the fight against hunger. High school students fulfill scholarship hours while sorting food donations. Corporate groups build camaraderie with each box packed. Retirees make new friends while preparing meals for kids. Volunteers, … [Read more...] about You Make a Difference
This summer, with your generous help, Second Harvest Food Bank is preparing for two very different kinds of disaster. While we hope that tropical storms and hurricanes stay offshore, we are ready to respond if the moment of need should arise. Meanwhile, a more devastating and catastrophic disaster faces far too many of our neighbors, especially kids. One in five Central … [Read more...] about A Word of Gratitude
When Cassie and Sabrina — sisters, best friends, and professional voiceover actors — watched a story on social media about people in their community relying on Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida to keep food on the table, they worked together to rally support for kids and families. You might think you aren’t big enough or old enough to help, but you are,” explains … [Read more...] about You Glow, Girls!