Quick Facts

  • 1st food bank in California and 2nd oldest in the nation
  • Distributing over 8,000,000 pounds of food annually
  • Serving over 55,000 people every month
  • Offering 600 nutrition classes at 33 locations
  • 61% of the food we distribute is fresh fruits and vegetables
  • 3,000 vounteers donate over 40,000 hours per year

Press Contact

Chris Ryan, Senior Manager for Communications and Analytics

(831) 232-8186

Watsonville residents take skills to Texas, Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 15, 2017
Locals Go to Texas After Deadly Hurricane, KION 5 News, October 1, 2017
When Disaster Calls, Aptos Times, September 15, 2017
What’s Your Skill? Register-Pajaronian, June 1, 2017
Forum Highlights CalFresh Program, Register-Pajaronian, May 16, 2017 
Heroes and Hunger Fighters Awarded, Register-Pajaronian, Mar. 11, 2017
Community Raises Over 4.5M Meals, Aptos Times, Feb. 15, 2017 
Food Bank Plays a Vital Role Locally, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jan. 1, 2017 

CalFresh Forum remarks | Kevin Heuer, Chief Operations and Programs Officer, Second Harvest Food Bank

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