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Gulf Winds Donates $15,000 to America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend

For the fifth consecutive year, Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union made a donation to America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend. This year their donation is for $15,000. America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend CEO, Rick Minor, accepted the check from Gulf Winds team and board members.

“This donation will help to feed those who are hungry during a tough time of year,” said Minor. “We are dependent upon the generosity of donors like Gulf Winds to provide food to those that would not have it otherwise. We are so grateful for the continued support because there are so many people that are in need in our communities, more than ever before.”

"America’s Second Harvest has been in the community for more than 30 years serving those in need,” said Gulf Winds President/CEO Chris Rutledge. “We believe it is important to invest in the organizations that are here every day working in the community.”

For more information on how to donate to America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend, visit fightinghunger.org.

 

About America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend

America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bend is the food bank that distributes over 7 million pounds of food every year, equaling 5.8 million meals, for those in need. The defined service area includes the 11 counties of the Big Bend, including Leon, Jefferson, Taylor, Wakulla, Gadsden, Jackson, Liberty, Madison, Calhoun, Franklin and Gulf Counties. America’s Second Harvest of the Big Bends delivers to partner agencies in each county to ensure they have the food needed to distribute and serve their clients. One in six Americans experience hunger on a regular basis. Every month in the Big Bend, more than 50,000 people are given food, one-third of whom are children, and 11 percent are seniors. For more information, visit www.fightinghunger.org.

 

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