Food is more than a meal.
Feeding our neighbors facing hunger is only the beginning. By investing in job training programs, advocating for access to nutritious foods, and inspiring our community to get involved, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is leaning into the root causes of hunger and transforming lives.
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For years Nerlande wanted to be a professional cook. Despite working in restaurants for years, her lack of education and cooking experience kept her from moving forward with her career.
NerlandeCulinary Training Student
“The rent eats first,” explains Paula at a food distribution event. Paula is a single mom juggling work, school and busy kids. She and many neighbors lined up to receive groceries before sunrise.
At nine years old, Sam had the weight of the world on his shoulders. In the last year, he had lost his dad and his home. He was borderline diabetic, struggled in school and didn’t sleep well.
SamNine year old