The latest issue of Food Matters – a newsletter produced by Second Harvest North Florida – is out and focuses on a couple of subjects that we can all rally around.
A new stop on the Nationwide Tour is coming to Ponte Vedra Beach and the TPC at Sawgrass Oct. 18-24 with all ticket sales benefiting local charities, including Second Harvest North Florida.
Creativity through the use of cans and non perishable foods will once again be on display at the Jacksonville Main Library March 1-15 as part of the 9th Annual Jacksonville Canstruction® competition benefiting Second Harvest North Florida.
The National Association of Letter Carriers sponsors the largest one-day food drive in the United States on Mother's Day weekend each year. This year's event will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2010.
The 18th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive, the largest one-day food drive in the United States, is set for Saturday, May 8. Residents are asked to leave nonperishable food donations in bags or boxes by their mailboxes.
More than 325,000 pounds of food was donated to Second Harvest North Florida through the NALC event in 2009, and the goal is to secure 500,000 pounds in 2010.
Come out and support Second Harvest North Florida and help provide important resources to those in need throughout north Florida for the holidays. Toy and food donations will be accepted on Dec. 4 and 5 at the St. Johns Town Center and Orange Park Mall.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Second Harvest North Florida is teaming up with First Coast News, the United Way and Watson Realty to ensure that needy families have enough food and toys for a good holiday season.
The Hero Central Toy and Food Drive will culminate with a community-wide event Dec. 4 and Dec. 5.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Second Harvest North Florida needs your help keeping the Jacksonville Jaguars undefeated in the Chunky Soup "Click For Cans" challenge. Vote for the Jaguars and help defeat the Buffalo Bills in this week's "click" competition. The Jaguars are currently 10-0 and atop the AFC standings in a two-way tie with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Second Harvest stands to receive a significant contribution of food from Chunky Soup if the Jaguars win the "Super Bowl" of clicks.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Second Harvest North Florida Kids Cafe Program has added three sites to its 2009-10 Afterschool Snack Program, a subcomponent of the Child Care Food Program provided through the Florida Department of Health.
Fifty-seven Kids Cafe sites now offer low-income children in its neighborhood a safe place to find nourishment, have positive role-models and participate in educational and social development activities. The program is designed to provide nutritious snacks to children at no separate charge.
September marks the third annual Hunger Action Month, an opportunity to place a spotlight on the issue of domestic hunger while creating opportunities for people on the First Coast and abroad to participate in the ongoing battle against it.