Entries by lcameron

FIGHTING HUNGER WITH OUR NEW INCOMING ADMINISTRATION

Florida Impact to End Hunger congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on being elected America’s 46th president and vice president. Based on my recent post urging people to vote, you can assume I’m delighted by the record-breaking voter turnout. But the election made clear that we have a divided electorate, but now we must find […]

WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE

Unfortunately, many people believe that their vote doesn’t make a difference and, therefore, why bother? And though technically it’s true—one vote won’t necessarily make or break an election—that belief can spread between families and friends and communities and, before you know it, millions are opting out because…why bother? On the first day of early voting […]

WHO WE ARE | JOHN DALSIMER

Welcome to our newer series on the Florida Impact to End Hunger blog where we highlight our wonderful group of board members and team with a brief interview. This time around, we look to board treasurer John Dalsimer, who is also the Regional Director of Florida Life Care Residents Association. How long have you lived […]

“ONCE PEOPLE UNITE FOR A COMMON GOAL” | A WORD FROM SHIRBRINA JEFFERSON

This summer, I served as a Hunger Free America Summer Associate. I was familiar with the layout of the Summer BreakSpot program from my previous service last summer. However, changes had to be made to accommodate the conditions from the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact from my service has impacted me personally and professionally. Our team worked […]

“SMALL ACTIONS CAN HAVE VERY POWERFUL EFFECTS” | A WORD FROM MARIANA VISO

Mariana Viso chose to spend her summer serving the community. As part of Hunger Free America’s VISTA program, she’s helped Florida Impact to End Hunger with the Summer BreakSpot sites at libraries throughout Miami-Dade. As the summer comes to a close, we’ve asked her to share a few words about her experience… “My work with […]

FOOD ‘N’ FUN FOR THE FOURTH

The week leading up to July 4th, we teamed up with Second Harvest of the Big Bend to hand out Food ’N’ Fun activity packs to add some summer fun at their three Summer BreakSpot meal sites in Tallahassee! Historically, summer meal sites would set aside a day or two during the summer to have […]

WHO WE ARE | LISA EARLY

Welcome to our newer series on the Florida Impact to End Hunger blog where we highlight our wonderful group of board members and team with a brief interview. This time around, we look to longtime board member Lisa Early who is also the Director of the Families, Parks and Recreation Department for City of Orlando. […]

GREETINGS FROM OUR AMAZING SUMMER ASSOCIATES

With summer officially in full swing, we want to take a moment to allow our three new summer associates to introduce themselves. Well, Shirbrina you may recognize, but a warm welcome to Julian and Mariana! Find their introductions below. Julian Perez-Hernandez “Greetings, my name is Julian Perez-Hernandez. I am from Miami and am a rising […]

WHO WE ARE | REV. DR. SHARON AUSTIN

This is the start of a new series on the Florida Impact to End Hunger blog where we highlight our wonderful group of board members and team with a brief interview. First up, our Board President Rev. Dr. Sharon Austin, Director of Connectional & Justice Ministries Florida United Methodist Church. How long have you lived […]