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• The storm surge and 155 mile an hour winds of Hurricane Michael flattened houses, twisted cellphone towers, knocked over trees and power lines and destroyed roads. On this episode of Intersection, hear how Central Florida is helping with the recovery effort after the most powerful hurricane on record to hit the Panhandle.
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• It’s Valentines Day, which means big business for restaurants. But some couples are opting to combine a date with an activity that gives back. Do-Good Date night founder Kristen Manieri joins Sasha Hausman from Second Harvest of Central Florida and quiz master Curtis Earth for a conversation about dates that include some volunteering. Read More »
• Central Florida’s largest food bank says there’s a need for better training for local food assistance programs. Last year Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida distributed more than 60 million pounds of groceries to about 550 food assistance programs. Vice President of development Greg Higgerson says as the need grows, there’s a risk of a bottleneck at those local organizations. “As we look to the future here in Central Florida of hunger relief, we not only have to look at how can we get more food out but we also have to look at how can we make our network of providers out there stronger,” says Higgerson. Some of the challenges for smaller non profits include finding adequate storage and … Read More »