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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

Meet Paul

P is for Persistence. It took three tries for Paul to complete Second Harvest’s Culinary Training Program.

Feb 7, 2022

Meet LeMorris

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

Meet Nate

After what felt like a year and a half of nothing, Nate knew he needed to do something.

Jan 17, 2022

Meet Yolanda

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

Meet Matilde

When Matilde lost her job in Atlantic City, she asked herself, “What’s next?” She knew she wanted a better life for h...

Oct 22, 2019

Aaron Sanchez's Three Essential Tools to Succeed

“There are three essential tools to succeed in this industry,” explained Sanchez. “You need a mentor, structure and accountability – both for your actions and for being part of a team.”

Oct 7, 2019

Meet Johima

“It’s been very hard work, but it feels good at the same time,” she says. “I go to work every day and do whatever it takes.”

Oct 7, 2019

Meet Rachel

“I’ve never been so blessed to have an opportunity like this program,” said Rachel. “What the future holds is unknown, but the sky is the limit.”

Oct 2, 2019

Meet Antonio

Antonio is passionate about two things: cooking and children.

Jul 19, 2019

Meet Qui

The last place any parent wants to raise their children is in a homeless shelter. After a series of unfortunate events, including job loss and domestic violence, Qui and her sons were living in an emergency shelter.
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