Your support during the past 8 months has made an incredible difference to people experiencing hunger in our community. Thank you for helping thousands of kids, seniors and families access nutritious meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Michele Byington, Immediate Past Chair of Second Harvest Food Bank's Board of Directors, joined me in providing an update on the need in … [Read more...] about Thank you for providing hope.
During Hispanic Heritage Month, two Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida team members shared their stories of why food bank work is so important to them personally with local media outlets. Carlos Santamaria and Ricardo Robledo have more than four decades of food bank experience between them and are the dynamic duo leading Second Harvest’s operations team to distribute … [Read more...] about Meet Second Harvest’s Dynamic Duo
Thanks to your support, 40 million meals have been provided to kids, families and seniors in Central Florida since March 23.Because of you, hungry kids received healthy meals while learning at home, families had food on their tables and seniors didn't have to leave their home to get food. We are so grateful for your support during the past 6 months.You helped make this … [Read more...] about 40 million meals… and counting
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida has exceeded the 20,000 meal a day capacity of its current production kitchen due to the heightened, sustained need for food during the pandemic. The production kitchen supports Kids Cafe and Summer Food Service Programs, in addition to Plates of Plenty and plays a pivotal role in providing hot meals during times of hurricane relief. … [Read more...] about We’re cooking up something new!
Doubling food distribution efforts and launching new programs amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic to combat hunger is no small feat. Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida President/CEO Dave Krepcho relies on his 26 years of food bank experience, guiding principles and life lessons to lead the food bank in its response efforts. "Crisis reveals character," says Dave. It … [Read more...] about Dave Krepcho: Five Things You Need To Be A Highly Effective Leader During Turbulent Times