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Andre Walton Joins Second Harvest’s Board of Directors

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 5, 2021) Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida recently welcomed Andre Walton to its board of directors.

Walton is senior vice president and national practice leader at Aon, a leading global professional services firm, where he oversees a team that serves Medicare eligible seniors by providing Medicare supplemental plans to offset healthcare costs.

 “Seniors are a vulnerable population when it comes to food insecurity, so my career at Aon presents many parallels with the critical work that Second Harvest does,” said Walton. “It’s an honor to be even a small part of identifying hunger solutions not just for seniors – but for all of our neighbors in Central Florida.”

 Walton was introduced to Second Harvest through Aon, which is headquartered in Chicago and regularly partners with the Chicago Food Depository. His involvement with the board is part of the company’s nationwide support of hunger relief efforts.

For nearly a year, Second Harvest has been distributing enough food for 300,000 meals a day – double pre-pandemic operation levels. To find ways to support the food bank, visit www.FeedHopeNow.org.


About Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida (SHFBCF)

SHFBCF is a member of Feeding America – the largest charitable domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States. SHFBCF secures and distributes food and grocery products to approximately 550 local nonprofit feeding programs throughout Central Florida. Last year, with the help of food and financial donors, volunteers and a caring, committed community, the food bank has distributed enough food for 76 million meals to partner programs such as food pantries, soup kitchens, women’s shelters, senior centers, day care centers and Kids Cafes. In addition, Second Harvest’s 16-week culinary program teaches foodservice-based technical, life and employability skills to economically hard-pressed adults. Second Harvest is distributing enough food to feed 66,000 people a day. To learn more about SHFBCF, visit www.FeedHopeNow.org.


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