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Second Harvest Food Bank

Written by Biggie on May 26, 2018

As a small brand and one man deli shop, I have the advantage of coming up with ideas and acting on them quickly.  When I wrote about Orlando becoming the Sandwich Capital of the U.S., I was able to get great local sandwich shop owners to sponsor the shirt and help me make the City of Sandwiches t-shirt a reality.  100% of the sales went to Second Harvest Food Bank

In just one week, I sold 85% of the shirts and I did not want to keep Second Harvest waiting until I sold the remainder of the shirts. I wanted to give them their check immediately. 

If you have never been to Second Harvest Food Bank it is a state of the art facility/distribution center that distributes to over 500 local nonprofits in over 5 Central Florida counties. 

Erica Spence gave me and family a tour of the facility and explained the many programs they offer. 

I also had the privilege to meet CEO, Dave Krepcho, and talk sandwiches with him! 

It is an amazing feeling to be able to help out those in need. We provided a check of $1,600 to Second Harvest Food Bank and that equates to over $14,400 in food for those in need.  (For every $10 contributed they distribute $90 worth of food.)

It is humbling to see how fortunate we may be and how every little bit helps those in need.  

I recommend to find something you are passionate about and maybe volunteer or fundraise for them.  I plan whenever possible to try to do more to help those in need.  

Some Orlando City of Sandwiches shirts are still available. Get yours today by clicking here.

You can follow Second Harvest Foodbank on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.