Friday, October 24, 2014

The mission of The Jim Moran Foundation is to improve the quality of life for the youth and families of Florida through the support of innovative programs and opportunities that meet the ever-changing needs of the community.

Gleaning helps stock pantry shelves in Palm Beach County

Volunteers Ora Lee Lumpkin (left) and Danielle Verna carefully pack food bags to distribute at one of the local pantries.

Through the tireless efforts of approximately 2,000 volunteers, CROS Ministries provides food and other assistance to approximately 50,000 individuals and families each year.

The Jim Moran Foundation currently supports two of the organization's initiatives: its Gleaning Program to recover produce from local farms and gardens that would otherwise go to waste and its Community Food Pantry Program to distribute produce and other donated products through six pantry sites in high-poverty areas of Palm Beach County. The nonprofit also operates a pantry in Martin County.

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