VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TAMPA BAY’S MEALS ON WHEELS FOR KIDS Packers, Drivers Needed to Deliver Meals to Community Families in Need Each week, community members are needed to help the Meals on Wheels for Kids program deliver nutritious home-delivered, shelf-stable meal ingredients and produce to transportation-disadvantaged and/or homebound children and their families that lack adequate access to … Read more

Waste No Food Tampa Bay

In the Tampa Bay Area, one in seven people are food insecure, and that number is higher among children and the elderly. We produce enough food in this country to feed every American – we just waste almost half of what we produce. Help us reduce the amount of food that is thrown out and … Read more

Meals On Wheels for Kids expands to W Pasco: New Port Richey, Port Richey, Holiday, and Hudson

Delivering meals and shelf stable food to children, and their families, when attending school remotely FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOrganization: Tampa Bay Network to End HungerContact: Karen Varga Sinka – Communications ManagerPhone: 813-944-7124Email: karen.varga-sinka@networktoendhunger.orgwww.NetworktoEndHunger.org Tampa Bay Network to End Hunger (TBNEH), a tri-county leader in hunger relief, research and program development, is now delivering Meals On Wheels … Read more

Hunger at Home Work Team

Purpose/Mission Statement: The Hunger at Home Work Team is comprised of service providers from Pinellas County and the Greater Tampa Bay area that work to address hunger at home. Members from charities, non-profits, public and private sectors and the community are welcome to join and help us solve hunger in the home. Goal(s): To end hunger at … Read more

SNAP Work Team

Purpose/Mission Statement: The SNAP Work Team is working with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on part two of our research study to collect data on affordability, variety, and quality of SNAP approved foods at local retailers in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. Goal(s): 1) Complete a comprehensive data analysis on the availability, affordability, and healthfulness of food … Read more

Creating a Regenerative Community Food System Work Team

Purpose/Mission Statement: The Creating a Regenerative Community Food System Work Team promotes collaboration among community members by reducing food waste in the waste management system while improving local communities. In order to prevent and divert wasted food from its associated impacts, multiple components of this Work Team will address aspects of the food system including the different … Read more

Pasco Work Team

Purpose/Mission Statement: The Pasco Work Team is a collaborative group that focuses on hunger initiatives specific to Pasco County. Members include people working for non-profit and for-profit businesses/agencies and interested citizens with no formal affiliations. Some of members attend monthly and others participate as their schedules allow. The monthly Pasco Work Team meetings are a platform … Read more

Advocacy & Education Work Team

Purpose/Mission Statement: The Advocacy and Education Work Team is a dynamic and passionate group of members who are interested in advocacy and policy topics related to the food system.Activities: Last year, this Work Team secured and attended meetings at both Florida State Senator’s offices to discuss food policy issues. Contact: To join this Work Team or learn more, … Read more