Monthly Archives: October 2012

Volunteers Fill Gaps with Food and Compassion

Church of the Nazarene volunteers

Every day is a busy day at the Second Harvest warehouse in Watsonville, but  Tuesdays through Thursdays it teems with activity as volunteers representing non-profit and church-based member agencies throughout Santa Cruz County arrive to pick up supplies for their

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Dientes Celebrates Twenty Years


Since 1992, Dientes Community Dental Care has provided a critical health care safety net, ensuring that everyone, regardless of circumstance, has access to dental care.  The nonprofit organization is  one of the few dental only federally qualified health centers in the

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Kale and White Bean Soup


Ingredients: 1 lb. dried white beans or 1 can white beans such as great northern or navy beans 2 onions, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped 5 cups chicken broth or water 2 tsp. salt 1/2 t. pepper 1 bay leaf, 1 tsp.

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Paper Plates Send Strong Message


At a time when government is threatening to cut billions of dollars from food programs—even as poverty levels are increasing and food banks are serving more people than ever—the paper plate project creates awareness of the ongoing need. Part of

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