URGENT: Tell Congress that food banks, like Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, will lose about 50 percent of the food they receive from USDA - a dramatic decrease of about 850 million nutritious meals food banks provide nationwide. Congress may vote on this issue as early as this week. Send your message by Friday, December 18th. During a time when there is no end … [Read more...] about Urgent – Tell Congress by 12/18: Don’t let USDA cut food support for food banks!
At a recent food distribution at Hummingbird Pantry in Titusville, Sam and his children drove through the line. As volunteers loaded up boxes of cereal and bags of fresh produce into the car, they saw a young boy look over the back seat to see what kinds of food were in the boxes. He whipped back around and asked: “Dad, are we going to eat today?” Sam began to cry and said, … [Read more...] about The inevitable “food cliff”