June, 2014

 

Treasure Coast Food Bank at Grant Park in Fellsmere

By Rhonda Blakey for Ebony News Today Treasure Coast Food Bank was at Grant Park in Fellsmere the morning of July 18th, distributing nutritious food to our neighbors in need. “Typically, we can feed at least 500 people with each Mobile Pantry Distribution” said Rhonda Blakey, Director of Corporate Partnerships.  The Mobile Pantry program is designed to go to identified food deserts where the population in the area does not have regular access to food. Treasure Coast Food Bank is the largest hunger relief agency and the only food bankRead More


CDC study shatters myth about Black Fathers

By most measures, black fathers have proven to be just as involved with their children as other dads in similar living conditions — or more so — according to the latest study released in July by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics in Atlanta. Terrence Morgan has heard the stories over and over. Black men are absent from their children’s lives. An African-American woman stands more likely to be a single mom than any other race. Morgan, 33, who has two sons, ages 6Read More