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Fighting Summer Hunger through Child Nutrition Reauthorization

Fighting Summer Hunger through Child Nutrition Reauthorization

Our Feeding Florida Network supports strengthening summer feeding programs through Child Nutrition Reauthorization, because the only meal these kids might receive is during school, thanks to numerous school feeding programs. 

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How Feeding Florida Helps Shorten the Line

How Feeding Florida Helps Shorten the Line

At Feeding Florida, we believe hunger is a symptom of an under-resourced household. This is why we strive to increase food access and provide tools to help strengthen our families and individuals so they can get back on their feet. As a network and with the help of strategic partners, we aim to equip Floridians with the skills needed to access critical resources and support their household.

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Press Release: Feeding America Recognizes Feeding Florida as Outstanding Network Member During 2022 Annual Conference

Press Release: Feeding America Recognizes Feeding Florida as Outstanding Network Member During 2022 Annual Conference

Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, celebrated its network members at the organization’s annual conference last week. Feeding Florida was honored for their outstanding work during the conference’s “Network Celebrations."

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How Feeding Florida Prevents Food Waste Across the Network

How Feeding Florida Prevents Food Waste Across the Network

This Food Waste Prevention Week, take a closer look at the ways the Feeding Florida network works to eliminate food waste and increase impact on hungry Floridians across all 67 counties. 

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How Local Farmers Help Food Banks Feed Florida

How Local Farmers Help Food Banks Feed Florida

Feeding Florida’s produce recovery initiative works in partnership with growers & packers throughout the state to rescue and distribute wholesome and cosmetically blemished produce that can help to ease this burden.

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Food Banks Provide Nutrition Every Day- It’s What We Do.

Food Banks Provide Nutrition Every Day- It’s What We Do.

During National Nutrition Month this March, we change focus to show how Feeding Florida’s food banks provide more than food and meal boxes. Our food banks provide life-changing resources that promote overall health and wellbeing. They offer unique programs so all our families have the tools needed to make healthy lifestyle choices.

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Robin Safley: Helping Florida’s farmers helps all of us

Florida lawmakers are on the cusp of helping Floridians in need while also taking action to help our state’s local farmers. By making a strategic investment in Feeding Florida — the state’s largest network of food banks — we not only ensure that Floridians in need will continue to receive high-quality fresh-from-Florida food, but that our state remains a leading producer of local fruits and vegetables. If ever an investment was a win-win-win, this is it.

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Where do we go from here? Identifying the leading causes of food insecurity and helping where we can.

Where do we go from here? Identifying the leading causes of food insecurity and helping where we can.

Take a moment to stop and think of all the reasons a family might not have consistent access to food. It’s a wide range of factors, such as insufficient household income, needing to spend money of bills, healthcare expenses, an unstable economy, urban versus rural communities, and lack of transportation.

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22 Ways We Feed Florida

22 Ways We Feed Florida

As we kick off 2022, we want to highlight 22 different ways we help to feed Florida- shortening the line and alleviating hunger throughout Florida.

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Press Release: Simply Healthcare Plans and Feeding South Florida Bring Healthy Foods to Food Insecure Communities with Volunteer Support from Senator Ileana Garcia

Press Release: Simply Healthcare Plans and Feeding South Florida Bring Healthy Foods to Food Insecure Communities with Volunteer Support from Senator Ileana Garcia

Simply Health Plans and Feeding South Florida hosted an event with volunteer support from Florida Senator Ileana Garcia, where local families shopped at Feeding South Florida’s Mobile Farmacy for convenient and healthy foods to feed their families. The event was made possible by a partnership between Simply and Feeding Florida to improve health outcomes for at-risk populations in vulnerable areas of Florida that are underserved and food insecure. Feeding South Florida is one of three Feeding Florida food banks partnering with Simply for this effort.

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