Feeding South Florida Helps Families End Hunger – and More
PEMBROKE PARK, FL, UNITED STATES, July 9, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Feeding South Florida works to help families in the region overcome the challenges associated with the cycle of hunger and poverty – and their mission does not end with providing food to families in need. While serving food to families in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe County is a priority for Feeding South Florida, they also advocate for those in need, provide programs and services to families in region and are developing partnerships with non-profit organizations in the region that provide childcare, shelter and other necessary services to those in need.
Breaking the cycle of poverty of hunger and poverty in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties
In Palm Beach County, about 16% of all residents are food insecure, which means they don’t know where their next meal will come from. Over 14% of all residents of Broward County are food insecure.
Hunger does not exist in a vacuum. Families facing hunger often face other challenges related to poverty, including unemployment or underemployment, childcare issues, problems accessing health care, etc.
Feeding South Florida Includes that providing food helps families and solves an immediate problem, but may not be enough to help families exit the cycle of poverty permanently.
Services provided by Feeding South Florida from their locations in Palm Beach and Broward counties include:
General food distribution, including fresh produce and emergency food aid
Children’s programs, including providing meals to children during the summer when they cannot access government-sponsored breakfast and lunch programs at school
Emergency services and benefit programs for families in crisis
Wellness programs and healthcare initiatives, helping those in need to access medically appropriate meals and nutrition services
When the cycle of hunger and poverty is interrupted by an organization that cares about it, like Feeding South Florida, families can live with a little less anxiety, helping both children and parents alike. happier and healthier life.
How South Florida Residents Can Access South Florida Food Services
Feeding South Florida, located in Broward County, and its branch, Feeding Palm Beach County helps residents in crisis or those who simply need help accessing services available in the community. The organization has two customer service centers: Feeding Palm Beach County (4925 Park Ridge Blvd, Boynton Beach, FL 33426) and the Broward County Main Warehouse (2501 SW 32 Terrace, Pembroke Park, FL 33023).
Those wishing to access the pantry and the customer service center must make an appointment. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm To make an appointment, potential clients can call the Palm Beach County location at 561.659 .5070 or the Broward County location. at 954.518.1857.