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Fresh Produce Helps Make Ends Meet


How do you let people know there’s a good thing going on in their community? That’s the question Lisa Smith, Resident Services Coordinator, is asking about the monthly food distribution at the Bay Avenue Senior Apartments in Capitola. The small

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Making Sure Nothing Goes to Waste


As a young man, Joe Morais emigrated from Portugal to Canada with his wife and daughter to join an uncle living there. He moved to Tulare, California three years later to be near his parents and work on a ranch

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Volunteer Spotlight


Maria Elena Garcia has lived in Watsonville for the past 14 years. She began volunteering at Second Harvest in 2007 after hearing about the food bank by word of mouth. Maria Elena worked as a sort room volunteer for about a year before

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Hunger Hoedown Raises 18,000 Meals


We had a beautiful day in Watsonville for the first annual Hunger Hoedown on Sunday, August 2nd. A crowd of more than 150 people attended the event, which featured live music and food bank tours. It didn’t take long for

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Chefs’ Dinner 2015


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