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 kids have access to the food resources they need to experience a worry-free, hunger-free summer. Read on to see how your support made it possible to fight summer hunger in remarkable ways. 57 Summer Sites Second … [Read more...] about A summer of hope – thanks to you!
Summer Food Service Program
In preparation for the new academic year, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida provided free produce and pantry items at a recent Back to School Community Kickoff event at Washington Shores Elementary in Orlando. Thanks to support from Papa John’s Foundation, students and families could choose from a large variety of fruits and vegetables including strawberries, mangoes, … [Read more...] about Empowering Students at Washington Shores Elementary School
Summer is a time for adventure, laughter, and growth. But for one in five kids in Central Florida, it can also bring the uncertainty of where their next meal will come from. Recognizing this pressing need, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida provides free meals to kids and teens at 60 locations across Central Florida, ensuring children in our community are nourished … [Read more...] about Brightening Summer Days and Nourishing Young Minds
For most kids, summer is a time away from the stress of school and full of sun-soaked adventure. But for others, it highlights a harsh reality. In Central Florida, one in five kids are facing hunger, an issue that is compounded when schools close for summer break. That’s why Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida works with local parks and recreation centers, … [Read more...] about Combating Childhood Hunger with Nutritious Meals This Summer
Classic summer activities center around food, like grilling hamburgers at a family barbeque, roasting s’mores at summer camp, or the watermelon eating contest at Fourth of July celebrations. However, for one in seven of your Central Florida neighbors, summer activities are riddled with anxiety, worry and gut-wrenching financial decisions, especially at the grocery store. For … [Read more...] about You are serving up smiles this summer