Feeding Florida

Feeding Florida, an overview of federal child nutrition programs, examines participation rates for each of Florida’s 67 counties and measuring the impact of each program on the problems of hunger and food insecurity in Florida.

Five Year Strategic Plan to Stamp out Hunger

Five Year Strategic Plan to Stamp out Hunger is a report for Florida’s Food Security Team, a coalition of state agencies that administer USDA nutrition programs and their community based partners, outlining the coalition’s progress in 2003 and providing recommendations … Read more

Hunger in Florida: Five-Year Partnership Improves Food Security

Hunger in Florida: Five-Year Partnership Improves Food Security linked quantitative data with qualitative “highlights” (actions or projects undertaken by each state agency in order to improve eligible participation) in order to demonstrate how crucial the unique public-private collaboration of the … Read more

Jenna Churchman

9th Class, 2002-2003 Field Placement:  Florida Impact (Tallahassee, FL) During her time in Florida, Jenna coordinated meetings of community members in the thirteen northern Florida counties not utilizing the Summer Food Service Program and worked to collectively design an implementation … Read more

Robert Campbell

9th Class, 2002-2003 Field Placement:  Florida Impact (Tallahassee, FL) In order to increase participation in the Summer Food Service Program, Robert coordinated community outreach and led meetings of community leaders in northern Florida, where many counties do not offer the … Read more

Corina Bullock

10th Class, 2003-2004 Field Placement:  Florida Impact (Tallahassee, FL) In order to increase participation in the Summer Food Service Program, Corina coordinated community outreach and led meetings of community leaders in northern Florida counties not yet providing adequate Summer Food … Read more

Heather Axford

10th Class, 2003-2004 Field Placement:  Florida Impact (Tallahassee, FL) In order to increase participation in the Summer Food Service Program, Heather coordinated community outreach and led meetings of community leaders in northern Florida counties not yet providing adequate Summer Food … Read more

Dan Murphy

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  Florida Impact (Tallahassee, FL) Dan helped lead a meeting of the Florida Food Security Team, a coalition of state agencies and private partners working to increase food security in Florida.  He also distributed a public … Read more

Andrea Matsuoka

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement:  Florida Impact (Tallahassee, FL) Andrea launched and evaluated universal breakfast pilots in four Orange County elementary schools.  Her work confirmed the positive effects of universal breakfast programs on student breakfast consumption, health, and readiness to … Read more