Without our volunteers, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida would be unable to prepare thousands of meals for distribution each day. That's why this #ThankfulThursday was extra special for our volunteers and staff. Vice President Joe Biden, Congresswoman Val Demings and Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings joined in a virtual thank-a-thon to share their appreciation … [Read more...] about Thanking Our Volunteers with Special Guests
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is an essential business and service provider in Central Florida. The food bank, along with 500 feeding partners and a small army of volunteers continues the important work of distributing nutritious meals to people in need amid coronavirus social distancing and shelter-in-place orders. “This week, volunteers are busy preparing … [Read more...] about Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop
When Sherry Birckhead lost her job last year she brainstormed different ways to stay busy. She remembered hearing one of her favorite radio stations talk about Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and the different ways that people could help out. Volunteers play an essential role in Second Harvest’s ability to distribute 63 million meals each year to people experiencing … [Read more...] about Volunteer Spotlight: Sherry Birckhead
In a month generally earmarked for generously giving to our friends and family, it can be too easy to overlook the needs of some of our neighbors silently struggling. Last month, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida’s Young Professionals, and their families, dedicated several hours to make sure those choosing between a family dinner and presents for their kids, had a … [Read more...] about Young Professionals make the holidays brighter for families.
Winner for Best Original Design & Most Cans: WDW Design & Engineering's "Haunting Away Hunger" Part team-building exercise, part food drive, and part creative design outlet, Canstruction takes an ordinary food drive and puts it on steroids! Orlando was just one of the many participating cities in the United States, Australia, and Canada. This event is supported … [Read more...] about One CAN make a difference.