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  • The Recipe to Fight Hunger, Feed Hope in 2016

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    HCFB Toby recipe blog

    By Toby Ives

    Interim President and CEO

    It works! Discover, beg, or borrow a great recipe; gather a wide variety of high quality ingredients; put them together in a well-appointed kitchen; cook or cool in ovens and coolers; and then present a fine meal, a gastronomic delight!

    At the Harry Chapin Food Bank the recipe is our mission statement. We have gathered high quality ingredients including staff, partner agencies, volunteers, donors of food and funds, in-kind gifts, and the support of many …

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  • The New Year is young, and so are these generous donors

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    HCFB donation from Joy

    Every little bit helps at the Harry Chapin Food Bank when it comes to providing food for those in need.

    These donations are particularly meaningful when they come from children who give up getting gifts at Christmas or for their birthdays in order to give back to others. We introduce you to three young donors who have learned early that the satisfaction received from helping others who have less than they do is a gift in itself.

    She brings joy

    Joy Youngblood, age 5, may be one of the …

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  • Please consider a year-end, tax-deductible gift to Harry Chapin Food Bank

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    As 2015 comes to an end, your year-end gift will make a difference in our mission to fight hunger in the New Year. We invite you to consider making a donation on this last day of 2015. As the holidays become a memory, the need remains present among the 30,000 people we help provide food for each month in Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades and Lee Counties.

    Of the clients we serve, about 50 percent are women and children. Others include the working poor; those who are disabled or facing life …

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  • Fuccillo Kia Holiday Challenge is a Match Made in Heaven

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    We're basking in a holiday afterglow of gratitude in the wake of the special delivery of a $100,000 check from Fuccillo Kia just before Christmas.

    The Fuccillo Kia Holiday Challenge has helped the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida raise more than $559,000 since Thanksgiving, plus a $100,000 donation from Fuccillo Kia of Cape Coral. The donation was presented to the food bank on Christmas Eve.  

    Billy Fuccillo, CEO of the Fuccillo Automotive Group, promised to match every …

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  • Walmart Helps Spruce Up Food Bank's Fort Myers Warehouse

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    Walmart swept into the Harry Chapin Food Bank with a group of workers recently to provide more than $5,000 worth of improvements to spruce up our Fort Myers warehouse.  The food bank appreciates their donations of goods, time and energy to help the food bank run more efficiently in its fight against hunger in Southwest Florida.

    Walmart’s efforts included upgrading a food pantry in the warehouse, expanding the holding capacity to 126 feet. 

    In a whirlwind of activity, …

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  • Fuccillo KIA supports HCFB with two HUGE surprises

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    Fuccillo KIA supports HCFB

    Billy Fuccillo of Fuccillo KIA gave two HUGE surprises to the Harry Chapin Food Bank Monday morning. The owner of the Cape Coral dealership donated $5,000 to our turkey drive. And then, he announced another amazing gift live on WINK-TV. Fuccillo will match every donation made to the food bank from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve, dollar for dollar, up to $100,000! We thank him for his incredible generosity on behalf of the 30,000 families and individuals in need that we provide food for …

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  • Publix proves to be food bank partner extraordinaire

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    Publix Charities Donates $120,000 to HCFB

    The air was festive and the front loading dock of Harry Chapin Food Bank was a sea of green today, as a small army of Publix Super Markets officials and associates in their signature green shirts delivered a semi-tractor trailer load of food for those in need.

    And they brought even more green, the monetary kind, in the form of a $120,000 donation from Publix Super Markets Charities to buy a new refrigerated truck. 

    About 35 guests were on hand for the presentation, which was peppered …

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  • Publix Super Markets Charities Donates $1.5 Million to Feeding America food bank network; Harry Chapin Food Bank to receive a trailer-load of food and a $120,000 check for a new truck

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    Contact: Maria Brous (863) 680-5339

    LAKELAND, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2015) Publix Super Markets Charities (PSMC) announced today that it will donate $1.5 million to Feeding America®, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, and 12 member food banks across Publix’s operating area, including Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida.Food banks are in need of refrigerated trucks to transport perishable items that are donated by food retailers. This generous donation …

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  • Costco awards $20,000 grant to the Harry Chapin Food Bank

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    Costco awards $20,000 grant to the Harry Chapin Food Bank

    The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce that Costco has granted $20,000 to the food bank to support the purchase of food and grocery items from local Costco stores.

    “We are grateful that Costco has joined in our mission to fight and overcome hunger in Southwest Florida,” said Al Brislain, president and CEO of the Harry Chapin Food Bank. “Their grant will help greatly in our effort to …

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  • Comcast awards $10,000 grant to the Harry Chapin Food Bank

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    The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida announces that the Comcast Foundation has awarded a $10,036 grant in support of the food bank’s volunteer program. 

    The gift resulted from Comcast Cares Day, which happens every April during National Volunteer Month, to celebrate the company's commitment to service in the community. This year more than 120 Comcast Cares Day events took place throughout Florida from the Keys to the Panhandle.    

    “Harry Chapin Food …

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  • Bank of America awards $10,000 grant to Harry Chapin Food Bank

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    The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce that Bank of America has awarded a $10,000 grant to the food bank for its Food Rescue and Distribution Program.This program rescues fresh dairy, deli, produce and meat products that are still fine for human consumption, but formerly would have been tossed in a Dumpster.“Bank of America’s investment in our organization will help us in our mission to fight and overcome hunger in Southwest Florida,” said Al …

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  • 100,000 Pounds of School Supplies

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    Lee County schools were the beneficiary today of 100,000 pounds of school supplies provided by customers of area Publix Super Markets and stored at the Harry Chapin Food Bank’s Fort Myers warehouse.

    The pallets full of boxes of paper, tablets, crayons, pens and pencils, glue and pocket folders were loaded from the warehouse into vans, cars and other vehicles by teachers, principals and other staff. 

    Volunteers from Publix and the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee …

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