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Goya donates £ 85,000 of groceries to the Orlando pantries

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Tuesday March 23, 2021

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By Sierra Williams on Tue, March 23, 2021 at the 5:38 pm

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  • The Orlando Dream Center and United Against Poverty will each receive a £ 30,000 grocery donation from Goya on Friday.

Goya Foods is celebrating its 85th anniversary by donating £ 85,000 of food to pantries and hunger initiatives in the Orlando community.

The popular Hispanic food company plans to donate food during an opening ceremony for a new warehouse on Shelby Industrial Drive in Apopka on March 26th.

Goya Foods plans to donate £ 30,000 each of groceries to the Orlando Dream Center and United Against Poverty, according to a press release. The remaining £ 25,000 will be distributed to other local non-profit organizations.
According to a new study by Second Harvest Food Bank, the number of people starving in central Florida since the COVID-19 pandemic began has “likely increased 49%” compared to 2018. That equates to over 200,000 more people in the six counties that make up central Florida.

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