Giving Tuesday is here and Mullinax Ford is matching your gift today, up to $30,000.Your $10 gift will be doubled and provide 80 meals of hope to those who need them most. Your gift will immediately help families like Crystal's, who are asking for food for the first time.Crystal's family of six lived comfortably before the pandemic, then her husband's construction job took a … [Read more...] about Giving Thanks on #GivingTuesday
Asking for help is never easy. When businesses started to close their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Merari was furloughed from her theme park job. Her roommate was also furloughed. They pooled their savings to pay rent and then had to decide between making a car payment or paying the cell phone bill. Then, there was the matter of food. She saw a Facebook post about … [Read more...] about Merari’s Story of Hope and Courage
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
Thanks to supporters like you, Second Harvest is doubling its distribution and providing 300,000 meals a day for kids, seniors and families in need. But it's not enough.We've never seen an emergency of this scale. Your help is urgently needed. Searches for food on our website have soared from an average of 35 to 1,300 per day.This week we heard from parents who spent their … [Read more...] about We’ve never seen an emergency of this scale.
The Food Finder is a unique online tool that helps people in need of food assistance easily locate an emergency food pantry or location nearby where they can access the food resources they need. Since March 12, more than 15,000 searches have been performed on this online tool. As more and more households are impacted economically by closures and reduced hours as a result of the … [Read more...] about Food Finder Connects People to Food Resources