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Partner with Second Harvest

Second Harvest works closely with 550 partner agencies across six counties in Central Florida. Our network of partners encompasses a variety of different programs, such as pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, childcare facilities, senior centers, and group homes. If you would like to become one of our Partner Agencies and help us fight hunger in Central Florida, please click here or download an application below for consideration.

Partner Agency Application

Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake Counties
Applications are reviewed three times each year. Please submit your application by the following dates December 3, 2018, or May 6, 2019 to Applications may be submitted any time and will be considered after the next deadline passes.

Brevard and Volusia Counties
Applications are accepted year round. Please submit applications to

Our staff is more than happy to help you with the application process. You may request an appointment at Second Harvest or send questions via phone or email.

Please find your contact person below:

Central and East Orange Counties
Sara Mejia, Agency Relations Coordinator
Phone: 407-514-1012 Email:

Brevard, Seminole or Volusia County
Amy Palm, Agency Relations Coordinator
Phone: 407-514-1022 Email:

Lake, Osceola and Central and West Orange Counties
Fernanda Delgado, Agency Relations Coordinator
Phone: 407-514-1050 Email:

You must submit the following documents below with your application.

  • Copy of your 501(c)(3) letter of determination. This must be the organization’s 501(c)(3). If you operate under an umbrella organization, please include a letter from this organization (on their letterhead) authorizing you to use their 501(c)(3).
  • EIN. If your organization’s 501(c)(3) does not list your Employee Identification Number, or if you are operating under another organization’s 501(c)(3), please provide this information.
  • Copy of the state tax exemption. This is only necessary if you plan to purchase non-food items such as paper products, toiletries, etc.
  • 3 month record of food distribution leading up to the application deadline for the program you are applying for. Hand written sign in sheets are most commonly used.
  • 3 letters of recommendation. Letters can be from volunteers, donors, clients, or business contacts. The content of the letter should describe the impact your program has on the community and should not be pre-written by the applicant.
  • Safe Food Handling certificate. This class can be found online at, costs $10 payable by credit card and lasts for three years. If you have any trouble with registration or the test, please contact Safeway. We are not affiliated with this provider and cannot assist you in registration or answering questions. This certification covers the person taking the class, not the organization. If the certificate holder leaves the organization, a new certificate must be submitted.
  • If you require your clients to complete an intake form or application that is separate from your sign-in sheet, please provide a blank copy.
  • If your organization is inspected by the Department of Health or the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, please include a copy of your latest inspection or current certificate of operation.

Your organization must be located in one of the Central Florida counties that we serve: Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole or Volusia to become a Partner Agency.

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