Ending Summer Hunger: How HFUW’s 211 Information and Referral Line Supports Families in Need

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Summer beckons with promises of freedom from school bells and homework, a time of boundless adventures for kids. Yet, amidst this joy, millions of children face a stark reality: the haunting uncertainty of not having enough food. 

For millions of children, summer break brings food insecurity and stressful times for families. That is where Heart of Florida United Way’s 211 Information and Referral Line comes in — a FREE and confidential resource, and it’s available 24/7/365. 
211 is a lifeline for families facing these challenges, offering a wide range of services and support to ensure every child has enough to eat this summer and beyond. With referrals ranging from food pantries to home-delivered meals, 211 is here to help

No family should have to face the challenges of food insecurity alone.  
View available resources by searching our online database or dial 211, text your zip code to 898-211, or engage in a live chat.  
Heart of Florida United Way is here to help.