A bounty of fresh produce and meat along with pantry staples including peanut butter, cereal, rice and bread were an oasis Tuesday amid a food desert in a Northwest Jacksonville neighborhood where than a few families, seniors and veterans struggle to put a healthy meal on the table.
PUBLIX DONATES $21,000 TO FEEDING NORTHEAST FLORIDA THROUGH FOOD FOR ALL® CAMPAIGN Funds Will Help Provide Meals to More Than 283,000 Struggling with Hunger Locally JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 5, 2018 – Through Publix Super Markets’ nationwide Food For All® 2017 fundraiser, Feeding Northeast Florida is one of 22 Jacksonville-based nonprofit organizations receiving monetary donations. Of…Details
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 14, 2018 – Feeding Northeast Florida is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank D. Castillo as the organization’s new president and CEO. Castillo previously served as Feeding Northeast Florida’s COO and CFO, and has led the organization successfully as interim CEO since September 2017. Castillo’s unique business background, reputation within the…Details
You may have seen the story this past week about Jaguars coach Doug Marrone receiving hundreds of pounds of bologna — and donating most of it to Feeding Northeast Florida. It was a fun story, one that has received national attention in a year that Marrone has turned the Jaguars from punch line into playoff contender. But…Details
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone has his team on a roll. On Wednesday, he brought home the bologna.…
The Jacksonville Jaguars’ outstanding 2017 season is a bunch of bologna. On Friday, ESPN’s Michael DiRocco chronicled Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone’s fondness of bologna and cheese sandwiches, which he has eaten after every game. “I just love it. I love it,” Marrone said. “I bet you I can be the bologna-eating champion of the…Details
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Doug Marrone apparently can get enough bologna.
The magic number is 17½ pounds.
Hunger knows no boundaries. It affects people in rural and urban areas, the college-educated and the uneducated, single-parent households, families supported by two breadwinners, and elderly citizens on fixed incomes.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The parent company of Winn-Dixie is donating more than $50,000 to Feeding Northeast Florida as part of its year-long campaign to fight hunger. It’s all part of the Five Cent Bread Donation Program, a partnership between Southeastern Grocers and Feeding America that will see them donate $800,000 to food banks nationwide. Customers helped the grocery chain raise that money…Details