Manna Food Bank

Local Rotarians feed thousands through mass donation event

Local Rotarians feed thousands through mass donation event

One in four children in Santa Rosa County will go to bed hungry tonight. “They are not going to bed hungry because they wouldn’t eat their brussels sprouts or didn’t like what’s for dinner. They are going to bed hungry because their family does not have enough food,” said DeDe Flounlacker, executive director of Manna […]

Navarre students still face homelessness

Navarre students still face homelessness

Poverty in Santa Rosa County schools has hit an all-time high and the number of homeless students this year is expected to rise. Of the 28,233 students in the county 47 percent qualify for free or reduced lunches, and last year the number of students reported homeless or unaccompanied, meaning they are without a parent […]