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November 08, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2012) -  With one out of four children in north Florida not knowing when they will eat their next meal, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. and the Jacksonville Jaguars today launched the Winn-Dixie Hunger Relief program in all Winn-Dixie stores during the holiday season.  From Nov. 7 until Dec. 25, Winn-Dixie and the Jacksonville Jaguars are asking customers to help make a difference in one or two ways: 

  • By generously donating any amount they...
October 24, 2012

Nourishment Network is pleased to announce the 10th Annual “Food Fight” food drive, which will run from Monday, Nov. 5, to Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. We are inviting all schools in the St. Johns County school district to participate in this important tradition, which has benefitted thousands of people in need since its inception.

Students can fight hunger in St. Johns County by donating non-perishable items that families can build meals from throughout the holiday season and...

October 15, 2012

Nourishment Network North Florida would like to thank all those who made the Seventh Jacksonville Jaguars Taste of the NFL a night to remember. In addition to gourmet food and an elegant atmospere, the event's showcase was the $156,000 raised that means 1,092,000 meals to serve the hungr children and families in north Florida. 

Special Recognition goes to Ann and Shad Khan, the Jacksonville Jaguars football team, the Host Committee, our chefs - Liz Grenamayer of Catering by...

October 15, 2012

Join us at the 2012 Northeast Florida Community Gardens Conference sponsored jointly by Nourishment Network North Florida and Friends of Northeast Florida Community Gardens on Saturday, Nov. 3.

More than 90 community gardens, gardeners and urban agriculture farmers and managers, local nonprofits that grow their own gardens and/or promote personal and neighborhood gardening, will be present at the event. Become part of the networking buzz that this industry conference will...

October 15, 2012

Date: November 13, 2012 - 12:00pmLocation: Prime Osborn Convention Center (Downtown Jacksonville)Ticket Information: Individual tickets: $30 - Nonprofit tables: $300 - Corporate tables: $600 (See below for other sponsorship opportunities). For more information, contact Tia R. Ford, special events manager, at 904.739.7074 or e-mail tford@WeNourishHope.org....

October 05, 2012

Jacksonville Beach, FL – The 2012 Florida Surfing Championships is encouraging event goers to help hungry people in north Florida by bringing nonperishable food – cans and boxes especially – to donate at the event. The big blue Nourishment Network North Florida truck will be parked near the main event entrance next to Freebird Live to collect donated food from 3-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Jacksonville Beach.

The 2012 Florida Surfing...

October 04, 2012

        Jacksonville, FL (October 4, 2012) --- The Neviaser Charitable Foundation has donated $100,000 to Nourishment Network North Florida (SHNF) to help feed hungry families in Northeast Florida.  The announcement was made by Bruce Ganger, executive director of SHNF.  The presentation of the check was made by Nancy Neviaser Baker and Michael Neviaser of the Neviaser Charitable Foundation.

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September 05, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Nourishment Network North Florida has a new tool in the battle against hunger, thanks to a generous donation by Winn-Dixie Stores. The Jacksonville-based grocer donated a 50-foot refrigerated semi-trailer on Wednesday, Sept. 5. The trailer was loaded with approximately 13,000 pounds of food to help restock the food bank’s warehouse, which is experiencing a depleted inventory as the summer months wane.

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August 16, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The inventory of shelf-stable and perishable food in the Nourishment Network North Florida warehouse is at its lowest level in more than two years as a result of spiking demand by families struggling to make ends meet. To help, Dixie Egg Company responded with a generous donation of more than 300,000 Grade A brown eggs to provide an important boost of protein-rich food.

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August 01, 2012

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - As a new school year begins, thousands of Duval County children will find relief for their hungry stomachs by visiting school cafeterias and benefiting from the free and reduced-cost meals they provide. Weekdays always lead to weekends, however, where empty refrigerators and pantries await them at home.

Little bags of hope are helping to eliminate this food insecurity problem for many children across north Florida through the Nourishment Network...

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