Kandi's busy family came to a screeching halt when the COVID-19 pandemic hit our community last year. That disruption brought added anxiety, stress and a dramatic decrease in household income causing them to ask for food assistance for the first time.Thanks to people like you, Kandi and her family received meals and hope when they needed it most from a Second Harvest Food Bank … [Read more...] about You’ve given Kandi’s family more than just food.
It’s been one year since COVID-19 hit our community, and I can't help but keep thinking about people like Kenzie and her two daughters. This single mom lost her job at the start of the pandemic. “I’ve been so worried, I can’t sleep,” she told us at a food distribution. Her savings were gone, and Kenzie and her daughters were missing most meals. Thanks to you, that … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Update: One Year Later
Your compassion has touched the lives of thousands of neighbors experiencing hunger in Central Florida. The hope that you put on a child's face when they realize there's food at the table is immeasurable. Will you open your heart again to do 3x as much good? Our generous friends, One Main Financial, will triple your gift today, up to $10,000. This means your $10 gift turns … [Read more...] about Triple Your Impact
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
For children, families, and seniors struggling with hunger in Central Florida, Thanksgiving can be heartbreaking. Extreme challenges this year brought on by the pandemic mean that more families than ever won't be able to afford to put a meal on their tables, let alone celebrate a large Thanksgiving meal like they might have in the past.Many are turning to Second Harvest Food … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving can be heartbreaking