Yearly Archives: 2013

Aptos Mariners Break Food Drive Record


Aptos High infused a little friendly competition into the school’s Holiday Food Drive in an effort to break previous year’s totals. By reviving departmental rivalries and promoting the competition in all grades, they were able to raise over 37,000 meals

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December Volunteer of the Month


Dafny Lopez is twelve years old and was born and raised in the Watsonville area; she is a 7th grade student at Cesar Chavez Middle School. Dafny’s mother, Sandra Varela, is a CalFresh Outreach Worker at Second Harvest Food Bank, and Dafny

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Tierra Alta Graduation


A new group of ten Nutrition Ambassadors completed their certification in December, celebrating with a graduation ceremony that included friends and Second Harvest staff. We now have 270 Nutrition Ambassador graduates volunteering at 28 locations throughout Santa Cruz County. In

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Agency Spotlight: Holy Cross Church

Al in the Holy Cross Church pantry.

Holy Cross Church in Santa Cruz is a food pantry primarily serving the West Side of Santa Cruz. The pantry is run by a team of 50 volunteers who share responsibilities, such as picking up food at the Second Harvest

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