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July 23, 2014

Former NFL wide receiver Laveranues Coles to assist with first distribution on July 26

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Nourishment Network, together with new partner Farm Share, will provide 4.5 million pounds of free food to more than 18,000 food-insecure families through a series of 15 mass food distribution events held from July through September. 

One of the first of these distributions will take place on Saturday, July 26 on Jacksonville's Westside. The...

July 14, 2014

Jacksonville, Fla. - Nourishment Network has announced an exciting new partnership with Farm Share, Inc. - Florida's largest independent nonprofit food bank distribution operation. The partnership will greatly enhance Nourishment Network's efforts to distribute USDA-provided and farm-rescued food to food-insecure families throughout Nourishment Network's 17-county service area.

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July 11, 2014

We are holding a diaper drive through the end of July to support the HB3 program. If you can help, please bring your size-1 diapers to donate to the food bank at 1502 jessie St any time - during normal business hours - between now and July 31. Thank you for everything you do to help our community!

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May 19, 2014

Grant will provide 420,000 pounds of food to those struggling with hunger this year

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – More than 400 food-insecure people lined up at Household of Faith Church today and received needed food provisions from a Nourishment Network Mobile Pantry – a rolling hunger-relief truck that provides food directly to those struggling with hunger in undeserved areas of North Florida. This Mobile Pantry is the first of 50 funded by a $60,000 grant the...

May 06, 2014

Saturday, May 10th marks the 22nd anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving — the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive.

Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face with a sad reality for too many, hunger. So, each year on the second Saturday in May, letter carriers across the country collect non-perishable food donations from our...

March 14, 2014

Join Nourishment Network and HandsOn Jacksonville to run the Human Race on Saturday, April 5, at the St Johns Town Center. 

Register for the Human Race here and be sure to...

March 11, 2014

Join Nourishment Network and Jacksonville Magazine for Northeast Florida’s most prestigious culinary competition at the gorgeous TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse. Once again, eight of the city’s top chefs (four per team) will gather to cook and compete, all to the delight of a hungry audience.

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March 03, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENT CELEBRATED WITH EVENT GIVING AWAY 7,500 POUNDS OF FROZEN MEAT

JACKSONVILLE, FLA - Leaders of the community effort to solve hunger in North Florida will mark its 35-years of service and celebrate the start of a new era on Tuesday. The celebration will include a give-away of 7,500 pounds of frozen meat and announcements about a return to the brand that launched one of America's largest and most successful regional food banks.

Lutheran Social Services of Northeast...

January 08, 2014

Today, we would like to offer a very special thank you to the brilliant and devoted volunteers at Florida Blue who went above and beyond to make an impact in the lives of hungry men, women and children last year. 

In FY12-13, the remarkable Florida Blue team accomplished the following: 

  • Hosted multiple food drives.  
  • Volunteered over 2,000 hours at our food bank packaging food for those who struggle. 

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January 08, 2014

Scobee to kick off food drive benefiting the Food Bank on Jan. 9

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee is teaming up with Walmart to defeat...

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