Recipes for Success
Oct 21, 2022
New opportunities for Elvin
Elvin loves to be around people. In his hometown of Ponce, Puerto Rico, he worked in hospitality for 20 years. But “I...
Aug 17, 2022
Celebrating Culinary Training Success
A Reason to Celebrate! Graduation day is one of the best days at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. It ma...
Feb 14, 2022
P is for Persistence. It took three tries for Paul to complete Second Harvest’s Culinary Training Program.
Feb 7, 2022
He spent much of his adult life working for a lawn care service, but cooking is in his blood. His grandfather ran a smokehouse and his father cooked in the Air Force.
Jan 31, 2022
After what felt like a year and a half of nothing, Nate knew he needed to do something.
Jan 17, 2022
I was raised by my grandmother and became her caretaker for the last several years,” she explains. “Now I am turning back the clock, going to school, and making my life better for myself.
Dec 8, 2021
Celebrating Culinary Success
Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida held a virtual ceremony on Monday, December 6, to celebrate graduates of...
Nov 29, 2021
When Matilde lost her job in Atlantic City, she asked herself, “What’s next?” She knew she wanted a better life for h...
Sep 27, 2021
"My life has changed for the better," says Shandra. Four years ago she was working as a gas station assistant manager...
Jun 5, 2021
A year ago, Enas was at her wits end. Her husband's business closed permanently. They were stuck at home with three k...
May 1, 2021
A few years ago, Clarimar and her husband escaped from the rising violence, economic instability and food shortages i...
Mar 22, 2021
Meet Chef Kenneth
It's fair to say none of us were prepared for the serious disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic created around the wo...