Monthly Archives: December 2012

Holiday Events Raise Over 10,000 Meals


Adding 10,211 meals to our 2012 Holiday Food Drive goal of 3.5 million meals, the food and cash donations raised at holiday events are making a difference. In Santa Cruz, there was Snow Night and First Friday at the Museum

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Neighbors Meet Food Drive Challenge


Second Harvest Board Member, Tim Carl, and his wife Joan, had a great idea to raise funds for the 2012 Holiday Food Drive in their neighborhood.Taking the time to inform people about what they were trying to do, and why,

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Help Pajaro Community Orchard Grow

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The Pajaro Community Orchard is Mesa Verde Gardens’ newest project in south Santa Cruz County. The half-acre orchard will be a peaceful green space of beauty and enjoyment planted, tended and shared by Mesa Verde Gardens community garden members as part of their

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USDA Distribution Numbers Up

Food line on Ohlone Parkway, taken by Tarmo Hannula/Register-Pajaronian

On the second Monday of every month, USDA food is distributed at Second Harvest’s warehouse in Watsonville. In December, 2033 people lined up for food, an increase of 5.5% over the same month last year. Although the number of people

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