WPLG-Local 10 and Publix are teaming up for a second year to address the growing crisis of food insecurity in South Florida through our Food For Thought campaign.
Below, see weekly stories about the effort:
Sept. 3 | Local 10′s Nicole Perez visits Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County for honest conversation and distribution of gifts to expectant moms:
Sept. 10 | Local 10′s Mayte Padron highlights Mobile School Pantry, which helps feed families in need:
Sept. 17 | Local 10′s Mayte Padron introduces you to Health in the Hood, which turns food deserts into beautiful fruit and vegetable gardens:
Sept. 24 | Local 10′s Nicole Perez highlights Covenant House Florida, a safe haven for homeless youth just steps from Fort Lauderdale beach:
If you’d like to find out more or get involved, the list below connects you with some local nonprofits that offer programs to combat hunger and serve children in our community. If your nonprofit organization provides food services to South Florida families and would like our Food For Thought campaign to know about it, simply email our community relations department at email@example.com.
Our goal is to connect those who have the means to help with those helping families fight food insecurity every day. Together, we can make a difference.
Feeding South Florida: 954-518-1818, Feedingsouthflorida.org
Joshua’s Heart Foundation: 305-944-4452, joshuasheart.org
Miami-Dade Office of Community Engagement: 305-995-1367, Engagemiamidade.net
Farm Share, Inc.: 786-604-6540, Farmshare.org
Mobile School Pantry: mobileschoolpantry.org
Health in the Hood: 305-714-2262, healthinthehood.org
Covenant House Florida: 954-561-5559, covenanthousefl.org