Monthly Archives: July 2011

USDA Distribution Serves 1426 Households

Second Harvest served 1426 households during the Watsonville USDA distribution on July 11, 2011. This was a 13% increase compared to July 2010 and a 44% increase compared to July 2009. Historically, the need for food assistance in the Pajaro Valley is the lowest during harvest time. However, even though thousands of local residents are […]

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Volunteers Reach Out to Safeway Customers

Volunteers from around Santa Cruz County were on hand at local Safeway stores on Saturday July 16th in support of the Every Bag Counts food drive. They collected more than 3200 pounds of non-perishable food. The food drive continues until July 24thso there is still plenty of time to make a donation. Pre-packed bags are […]

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Central Coast News KION Helps Raise Awareness

Central Coast News KION46 and Fox35 is helping raise awareness regarding the issue of child hunger on the Central Coast during the summer months. We’d like to thank them for their partnership and commitment to helping families in need. Summer vacation can be a tough time for kids who receive a free breakfast or lunch […]

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