JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - On Saturday, April 21, the Duval County Food Policy Council will host the inaugural Duval County Food Policy Summit at the Schultz Center for Teaching and Leadership. The summit will bring key players within the food system together for a public conversation. The goal of the summit is to identify solutions that can improve the quality and accessibility of healthy food for people living in Duval County.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Despite signs of economic recovery, record numbers of families in North Florida and across America are currently relying on food assistance. In fact, one in eight Americans will receive help in 2012 from food banks. And among the most needed items are sources of high quality protein.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Kangaroo Express customers struck a mighty blow in the ongoing fight against hunger during the final two months of 2011 – creating 371,637 meals for local families through an in-store promotion.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Local TD Bank volunteer employees and executives sorted food, stocked shelves and presented a surprise $25,000 donation from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, to Second Harvest North Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The mission of Second Harvest North Florida is to distribute food and grocery products to hungry people and to educate the public about the causes and possible solutions to problems of domestic hunger.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q customers did their part to fight hunger in north Florida this past year – both for themselves at Bono’s restaurants and for others in the form of generous contributions to Second Harvest North Florida.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Donating with The Blood Alliance (TBA) during the months of October, November and December 2011 meant that with one blood donation, donors would help raise money for local breast cancer research, feed local families in need, raise money for wounded warriors, and fund pediatric research for children with deadly myopathies. The Blood Alliance, enriching lives since 1942, presented checks with its community partner Comcast Business Class, on Tuesday, Feb.
Second Harvest North Florida relies on the generous donations from individuals, as well as government and private grants, to serve its clients. We thank all of our donors and supporters for their generosity and compassion. Donors in the list below are broken down into categories:
Food is the first need for each of us – and yet so many in north Florida are going without regular meals each day. The mission of Second Harvest North Florida is to end hunger across the 17 counties it serves and reach the more than 342,000 individuals who wake up each morning feeling the effects of food insecurity. More than 117,000 of those are children.