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.
With your help, Second Harvest Food Bank is feeding inspiration, change, achievement, health — and families facing hunger.
Question 1: In Central Florida, 1 in 5 people experiences hunger.
In Central Florida, 12.3% of (1 in 8) people, and 18.3% of (1 in 5) children, live in households that face hunger.
Question 2: Who faces hunger in Central Florida?
Answer: All of the above.
Hunger can affect people from all ages and walks of life. Thousands of people in Central Florida are just one job loss, missed paycheck, or medical emergency away from hunger.
Question 3: How many meals can a $10 donation provide for our neighbors facing hunger?
Answer: 40 meals
Your generous donations are leveraged for use in the most efficient ways possible, providing food for as many of our neighbors facing hunger as we can. 97.2% of contributions is used directly for programs that help people.