JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 23, 2010) — Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. announced the roll-out of its Food Recovery Program.
The National Association of Letter Carriers sponsors the largest one-day food drive in the United States on Mother's Day weekend each year. This year's event will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2010.
The 18th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive, the largest one-day food drive in the United States, is set for Saturday, May 8. Residents are asked to leave nonperishable food donations in bags or boxes by their mailboxes.
More than 325,000 pounds of food was donated to Second Harvest North Florida through the NALC event in 2009, and the goal is to secure 500,000 pounds in 2010.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Food banks in north Florida and across the state have new support to meet the increased demand for their resources. Today at Second Harvest North Florida, The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida announced a $250,000 grant to Feeding America (formally Second Harvest). Second Harvest North Florida is one of eight affiliated food banks across the state benefiting from the grant.