In the shadow of the current public health crisis, a network of local restaurants, hotels and hospitality industry organizations have joined forces with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to launch Feed the Need Florida
This is a program that will provide needed meals to food-insecure students and their families across Orange County and the state of Florida.
The Tuesday following Black Friday is designated as Giving Tuesday, which is a movement that encourages people to help others through donations of money and time.
Thousands of organizations in the state have signed up to participate, including the Orlando and Central Florida area.
If you don’t have a specific cause in mind, may we suggest the following organizations we feel do a lot of good in Central Florida:
Yesterday morning, actor Kevin Bacon visited Give Kids the World (GKTW) Village to help launch the organization’s Ice Cream Challenge.
Bacon filmed a PSA where he squares off against Ethan, one of the resort’s young guests, to see who could eat the most ice cream in six seconds. The loser had to donate $6 to GKTW Village, a 74-acre resort in Kissimmee where children with serious illnesses and their families are treated to dream vacations at no cost.