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Mission: The Need to Feed, Inc. grows fresh produce for local food pantries, teaches pantry recipients how to grow their own produce and demonstrates how to transform the fresh fruits and vegetables into healthy, budget friendly dishes during the organization's Community Cafe.

Results: As of October 25th, 2012 we have grown 1600 pounds of produce for local food pantries and have served 800 meals to those inb need as part of our Community Cafe.

Programs: Community Garden and Community Cafe

Community Stories

5 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I love this organization. It is an example of how two people took it upon themselves to make a difference in their communities and have a profound impact on those they serve. "One person can make a difference."

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I began volunteering for The Need to Feed about 2 years ago. It was exciting to find a program that grows produce with the purpose of supplying local food pantries with their bounty. Keith is a master gardener, and is doing a wonderful job of creating square-foot gardens that produce year-round harvest for the food pantries. He loves to share his knowledge of how to grow things here in south Florida. Trina is a fantastic chef, who shares hows to prepare delicious dishes. I have helped Keith in the garden at Pompano for 2 years, and help serve food at food pantries in several locations.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've helped out with tending to the garden in Pompano, which was fun and a learning experience. I also assisted with food distribution at a local food pantry, where I helped Trina, translating for the Spanish speaking families, about how to cook certain vegetables. Many families were being introduced to certain veggies for the first time. The Need To Feed has a direct impact on our local community, and I enjoy working with them.

Keith14

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

They grow vegetables for food pantry clients and show them thru cooking demos how to use them in a healthy low cost meals

1 Parker S.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am the son of the CEO an founder of the need to feed and I have been with the need to feed for all my life and from all the face that I have seen and what impact we have changed on the faces of thes unfortanent people is just priceless and I believe that we change thousands of life's everyday and we feed the lives of the poor with are fresh grown produce everyday from te gardens that we have had and nurtured everyday from my father also the master gardener. I believe that we help and change every one and give them food for a healthy meal.