JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – When? Where? How? More than 342,000 individuals wake up each morning in north Florida asking these very questions about their next opportunity to eat. Among that total is more than 117,000 children under the age of 18.
A landmark study released today by Second Harvest North Florida and Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, reports that more than 170,700 people receive emergency food each year through Second Harvest and the agencies it serves in north Florida.*