Hunger in our Community
Winter Park Statistics
42% of children in Public
Elementary Schools in Winter Park receive free & reduced lunch.
Is Hunger really a problem in Central Florida?
- People in Central Florida sought food assistance 3.7 million times last year.
- Our hungry neighbors turn to charitable
feeding programs for help in Central Florida 71,600 times in a typical week.
Who is hungry in Central Florida?
- 27% of clients served are children.
- 11% of the households served have at least one member age 65 or older.
- 60% of households served include someone that worked for pay in the past 12 months.
How does Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida serve the hungry?
Through a variety of programs including:
- Collection & Distribution of Food
- Food Stamp application assistance
- Childhood Hunger - Hi-Five Kids Pack, Kid’s Café
- Second Helpings – Prepared and Perishable Food
- Fresh Produce
- Disaster Relief
What area does Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida serve?
- We directly serve the Central Florida area including Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties.
How efficient is Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida?
- For every $1 donated, up to $9 worth of grocery product is provided to those in need.
- 97% of every dollar goes straight to feeding people.