Monthly Archives: June 2012

Trailblazers to Speak at 40th Event


In the coming weeks, we’ll be using this blog to introduce you to three very special guests who will be on hand to help Second Harvest commemorate its 40th anniversary on July 20th. First up is Ken Kannappan, President and

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Anti-Hunger Activists Protest Cuts in Services

Santa Cruz County representatives in Sacramento

What’s our net worth?  That was the question recently posed to legislators by over 400 citizen advocates including food bank and pantry staff and volunteers, clients of emergency food programs.  They convened in Sacramento on May 17th for Hunger Action

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Grads Give Back

Midland Adventist Academy students working at warehouse

Midland Adventist Academy’s Class of 2012 from Shawnee, Kansas visited the Second Harvest warehouse in Watsonville on May 19th. They packed 2,880 USDA commodity bags, which equals 28,800 pounds. Their hard work will help us provide 22,500 meals to people

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Second Harvest Commemorates 40 Years


The first food bank in California and the second in the nation, Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County has been in operation for forty years. From a truck in a parking lot in Santa Cruz to our modern facility

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