Help fight hunger and homelessness


Hunger and homelessness is a real issue in our community. Together, we can help put an end to it. WFTV 9 Family Connection and WRDQ 27 Community Connection are teaming up with local non-profit agencies to help fight this fight and bring awareness to this issue. We invite you to GET INVOLVED and be a part of ending hunger and homelessness in our community. The summer months bring an even more difficult time to many local families. Many children receive two of their daily meals from their school. When school is out, food becomes a challenge. Many local agencies reach out to those families during the summer through a variety of programs—but they need our help!

Here are some ways you can GET INVOLVED!

Attend the upcoming Taste of the Nation on Saturday, August 6th to benefit the Coalition for the Homeless and the Second Harvest Food Bank. Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets today!

Visit the Second Harvest Food Bank to volunteer and attend upcoming events. Click here for more information.

Visit the United Way to learn more about volunteering at local agencies, food pantry’s and more. Click here for more information.

The Coalition for the Homeless relies on the community for financial support and thousands of volunteer hours each year. Visit them online today for ways to help.

Learn more about the Ten2end campaign being led by the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness. You can volunteer. Visit them online today!

Volunteer with Idignity, which was created to help the disadvantaged in Central Florida overcome the difficulties of obtaining the personal identification that is crucial to enabling them to become self-sufficient. Visit them online at for ways to help!

Learn how you can help Seminole County students receive food this summer. Click here to watch this 9 Family Connection story.

Volunteer with New Beginnings of Lake County. They are helping the homeless learn how to live a better life by making good choices and to recover from their hurts, habits & hang ups. Watch their videos and learn how you can volunteer.

Learn more about Volusia County’s summer food program by visiting them online.