Letter to the Editor: Thanks for helping 'feed the need'

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In November, the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce helped lead the first-of-its-kind, community-wide effort to raise funds for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. With partners Rollins College, Sodexo, the city of Winter Park, and Think Creative, as well as sponsors Winter Park Memorial Hospital, Mayflower Retirement Community and Florida Distributing, and many community champions we were able to raise $96,145 to help fight hunger in our community!

I want to thank everyone who participated and supported this great cause. I’m incredibly proud of the Winter Park community. This was truly a monumental endeavor that encompassed our entire community, including local government, higher education, corporate offices, local merchants, houses of worship and individual residents. Special thanks also to the amazing group of folks who worked so hard behind the scenes to make this such a success. I’ve never worked with a better group of people, and I have never been as thankful as I was this Thanksgiving.

Patrick W. Chapin

President / CEO

Winter Park Chamber of Commerce