Today was the 5K race to fight hunger, and at 6 :30 AM we were all getting in gear to a great start.
The race proceeds were 100% reverted to the Community Food Outreach Center, an organization that helps people in many ways and fights to give people a hand up! Pastor Scott is the leader, founder and he was present to greet everyone. The sponsors were South Eastern Surveying, Sign factory US, Cara Read Real Estate, and Honesttea, all present at the Run also greeting the Community. The race was not only an opportunity to help the center but also a wonderful way to connect. Families participated, kids , young adults, all ages. It was a truly great morning!
Here is a little more information about the center and maybe you would like to be a volunteer or get to know them a little more.
Community Food and Outreach Center (CFOC) has a mission to help families in poverty and those hurt by the recent economic crisis in our community. We do this by offering hunger relief, crisis services, and educational opportunities for job readiness and hope to families in Central Florida. Our Downtown Orlando helps more than 1,500 families per week and our Community Food and Outreach Center’s programs serve thousands a month looking for help and hope.
Who We Serve
Community Food and Outreach Center serves everyone who comes to us in need. These are good people who are not looking for a hand out, but just need a hand-up to help them rebuild their lives. Hurting children and families are in need in greater numbers than in any other time in our lifetime, weneed your help to sound the alarm and rally this great community to rise up and meet the need. It is important to note that all donor gifts stay local! There are hungry children right here in central Floridathat we can help every day. Throughout the year, families receiving help will receive emergency Food Boxes and also be given the opportunity to sign up for other programs such as food stamps, Medicaid, and Florida Kid Care in Community Food & Outreach Center’s Crisis Relief Centers. They are also educated through our life skills classes each day.