On any given day across our 17 county service area, one out of every six citizens is food insecure, which represents 322,300 people. Among them, 68 percent make choices daily between paying for food or paying for healthcare. October is national Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you know someone struggling with hunger due to health…Details
Jacksonville, Fla. (Sept. 1, 2015) – Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL) joins more than 200 affiliates of the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks to promote Hunger Action Month in September – a national initiative to mobilize the community to join the movement to help end hunger. Hunger advocates from Northeast Florida and across the…Details
Jacksonville, Fla. (Sept. 17, 2015) – Quintin Kendall, the vice president of state government and community affairs with CSX Corporation, has been appointed to the board of directors at Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL). “With his experience in government advocacy and infrastructure projects across the U.S., Quintin will complement the board’s work as it sets the…Details
PGA FedEx Champion Golfer Billy Horschel helps out Feeding Northeast Florida for a day – proclaimed Billy Horschel’s End Hunger Day in Jacksonville, Florida — to learn more about the work of the organization and hunger in Northeast Florida.
From San Francisco to Jacksonville, NFL teams and hunger relief organizations have teamed up to offer local residents exciting Taste of the NFL events in several NFL cities. This will be the second year that the Jacksonville Jaguars have teamed with Feeding Northeast Florida to raise awareness and dollars to help fight hunger in our…Details
Jacksonville, Fla. (July 31, 2015) – Michelle Barth has joined Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL) as its new Chief Strategy & Development Officer. “We’re very pleased to have someone with Michelle’s background and community relationships joining our organization,” said FNEFL President and CEO Bruce Ganger. “In this new position, Michelle will oversee marketing and funding strategies…Details
New food bank makes impressive progress Florida Times-Union Editorial July 7, 2015 While it is an undeniably challenging and complex one, the mission of a food bank should be fairly simple and straightforward: Step 1: Gather as much food as possible. Step 2: Distribute it to as many needy people as possible. Step 3: Keep…Details