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Family Volunteer Day

Family Volunteer Day 1030 780 Harry Chapin Food Bank

We invite Southwest Florida families to participate in our Family Volunteer Day from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. The event will be held at our Fort Myers Distribution Center,…

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Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida selects new chief development officer

Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida selects new chief development officer 870 580 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Barbara Evans has been named chief development officer for the Harry Chapin Food Bank. She will lead the development and implementation of strategic fundraising efforts in support of the food…

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Publix Super Markets Charities donates $150,000 to help the Harry Chapin Food bank feed our neighbors in need

Publix Super Markets Charities donates $150,000 to help the Harry Chapin Food bank feed our neighbors in need 1230 836 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Publix Super Markets Charities presented a $150,000 check to the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida for a new refrigerated truck Wednesday at the food bank’s Fort Myers Distribution…

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Hunger Action Month™ annual awareness campaign kicks off Sept. 1

Hunger Action Month™ annual awareness campaign kicks off Sept. 1 1096 825 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Hunger Action Month will launch Sunday across the country and in Southwest Florida to mobilize people to take action to fight hunger in their communities. View our Hunger Action Month…

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Why Harry Chapin Food Bank’s oldest volunteer is moving on

Why Harry Chapin Food Bank’s oldest volunteer is moving on 4032 3024 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Maurice Bonecutter won’t be back for his usual volunteer shifts this week at the Harry Chapin Food Bank, but he leaves behind a legacy of good will and giving. At…

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Pete helps out in a pinch

Pete helps out in a pinch 3024 4032 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Welcome to Pete Braglia, chief operations officer of the Long Island Cares, Inc. food bank, who is helping us out in the operations department. We’re short of staff because our…

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Walmart national hunger campaign raises more than $126,000 for the Harry Chapin Food Bank

Walmart national hunger campaign raises more than $126,000 for the Harry Chapin Food Bank 330 286 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Walmart’s 2019 “Fight Hunger. Spark Change” national campaign brought in more than $26.8 million for Feeding America food banks, including $126,973 for the Harry Chapin Food Bank. Feeding America’s 200-member…

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Summer’s Triple Threat

Summer’s Triple Threat 800 603 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Summer is at its height, usually a time of fun and friends for area schoolchildren on summer break. But for some, there is no break from hunger. In the Southwest…

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Harry’s Helpings fills a need

Harry’s Helpings fills a need 800 800 Harry Chapin Food Bank

Harry’s Helpings is a hit! Our new program to help food-insecure families at sites where neither partner agencies nor mobile pantries are available or feasible is flourishing. The pilot program…

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Morgan Stanley helps food bank fight child hunger

Morgan Stanley helps food bank fight child hunger 800 603 Harry Chapin Food Bank

The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida has received a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to fund its children’s food programs, which provide readily accessible sources of…

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