Providing meals for families and kids is an act of pure kindness. Thank you for being part of a community that cares enough to make sure families and kids facing hunger have enough food on their tables. Thank you for giving them a hope-filled summer! 66 Summer Sites Second Harvest’s Summer Food Service Program hit the road in June to deliver fresh, healthy meals … [Read more...] about A summer of hope – thanks to you!
On a warm spring morning, cars wrapped around neighborhood streets in Altamonte Springs for two mobile distributions, one for food from a Second Harvest Food Bank feeding partner, the other for COVID-19 vaccinations courtesy of the Seminole County Health Department. The connection between health and hunger is paramount to combatting diet-related chronic diseases. It's also … [Read more...] about Caring for the well-being of our community
It was noon. Cars snaked through parking lots, lined side streets, and poured out onto US 192 in Kissimmee as hundreds of families waited in hot vehicles for hours. They weren’t clamoring to meet a celebrity or vying for parking to attend an event at Silver Spurs Arena. Instead, these families were waiting for one of life’s basic necessities: food. Together, a small army of … [Read more...] about A Mobile Mission
As part of the company’s ongoing efforts to fight hunger, Darden Restaurants has partnered with Feeding America® to enhance mobile food pantry programs in areas with higher levels of food insecurity, including communities of color. Through a $500,000 grant from the Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation and additional support from Darden’s partners, Penske Truck Leasing and … [Read more...] about Darden Restaurants Helps Add Mobile Pantries to Serve Communities in Need
Central Florida is home to theme parks, entertainment venues, convention and meeting spaces and the kinds of places where family memories are made. It is heartbreaking to watch as parking lots stand empty and lights remain dark during the pandemic. Even worse, it is devastating to hear from thousands of our neighbors as they experience furloughs, job losses and business … [Read more...] about Disney Tourist Blog Virtual Food Drive Feeds Thousands