Feeding Northeast Florida Presented with Grant from Walmart to Help People Suffering from Food Insecurity

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (September 13, 2019) — Feeding Northeast Florida, the community’s largest hunger relief organization, will be able to help more families in need during Hunger Action Month. The regional food bank received a $2,500 Walmart Community Grant that will help feed children in our community. During September’s Hunger Action Month, Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL) along…

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Feeding Northeast Florida expecting trucks with water and Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) in advance of Hurricane Dorian

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (September 2, 2019) — Feeding Northeast Florida, the community’s largest hunger relief organization, is ready to assist people in need of food in Northeast Florida. As Hurricane Dorian makes her way closer to our area, Feeding Northeast Florida is monitoring the storm’s progress and making plans to assist in the aftermath. The organization is staging…

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FEEDING NORTHEAST FLORIDA RECEIVES $51,600 GRANT FROM THE WALMART FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT SNAP EDUCATION AND OUTREACH

Jacksonville, FL (August 6, 2019)  – Feeding Northeast Florida, a nonprofit community food bank, today announced a $51,600 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help fight hunger in North Florida through Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) application assistance. With this grant, Feeding Northeast Florida will scale access to SNAP among eligible households, with particular emphasis…

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Feeding Northeast Florida Names Susan King New President and CEO

Hunger-Relief Partners and Community to Benefit from Nonprofit Leader’s Deep Experience and Passion JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (August 2, 2019) — Feeding Northeast Florida, the greater Jacksonville’s largest nonprofit community food bank, announced today that Susan King will serve as its new president and CEO. King steps into the role after former CEO Frank Castillo resigned for personal…

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FEEDING NORTHEAST FLORIDA RECEIVES $18,000 DONATION FROM THE DARDEN FOUNDATION TO HELP END HUNGER

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (August 1, 2019) — Feeding Northeast Florida announced today a $18,000 grant from The Darden Foundation to help provide hunger-relief to North Florida families. The funds will be used to increase the food bank’s fresh produce. “Donations like this are vital in helping us achieve our goal of providing nutritious and healthy food to…

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Feeding Northeast Florida Receives $300,000 Helping H.A.N.D.S. Grant From Florida Blue Foundation To Target Area’s Most Food Insecure Populations

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 11, 2019) —  Feeding Northeast Florida, a nonprofit community food bank, announced today that the organization received a $300,000 one-time grant from the Florida Blue Foundation for the new Helping H.A.N.D.S. (Healthy Access to Nutrition and Dietary Services) Program. The Helping H.A.N.D.S. Program will provide targeted services and interventions that target food insecure…

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Feeding Northeast Florida Receives Morgan Stanley Grant to Expand Program Delivering Meals to Children and Families

Funding will help support programs for thousands of food insecure children and families in Northeast Florida JACKSONVILLE, FLA.—May 30, 2019— Feeding Northeast Florida has announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its School Pantry Program, which provides a readily accessible source of healthy and nutritious food for children and their families in…

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Feeding Northeast Florida Partners with the Alliance For Period Supplies; Rolls Out Program To Help People in our Community Access Hygiene Products

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 21, 2019) — Feeding Northeast Florida was recently named an official partner with the Alliance for Period Supplies, a national program that serves to help people who struggle to purchase period supplies. The Alliance for Period Supplies launched last year under the sponsorship of U by Kotex®, and selected Feeding Northeast Florida as one…

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Walmart and Sam’s Club shoppers can help Feeding Northeast Florida this month with Fight Hunger: Spark Change campaign

 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 7, 2019) — This month Walmart and Sam’s Club are giving their customers a simple way to help Feeding Northeast Florida with the sixth annual Fight Hunger: Spark Change campaign. The retailers are joining forces with customers and suppliers to raise meals and supplies for food banks nationwide, including Feeding Northeast Florida. There are…

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Feeding Northeast Florida, Lutheran Social Services and Hunger Fight partner to bring mobile food pantry to nonprofit senior housing center in Murray Hill

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 16, 2019) — Feeding Northeast Florida, a nonprofit community food bank, Lutheran Social Services and Hunger Fight, Inc., a Florida not-for-profit organization, are teaming up to bring a mobile food pantry to Florida Christian Apartments and Sundale Manor, a nonprofit senior housing center in Murray Hill, on April 17, 2019 from 1 p.m. to…

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