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Agency Spotlight: Valley Churches United Missions

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Valley Churches United Missions first began as a response to the devastation that was caused by the rain, flooding and Love Creek mud slide of 1982. The program provided direct service aid and assistance to victims. From this, the organization started a

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CalFresh Forum Pushes to End Hunger on the Central Coast

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Now in its fourth year, the CalFresh Forum provides local agencies the tools and inspiration to increase enrollment in CalFresh (known as SNAP nationally). Close to 200 hunger fighters attended the event on May 8th, which was put on by

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May Volunteer Spotlight

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  Elvia Lopez has been living in Santa Cruz for the past 28 years. In 2013, Elvia became a Nutrition Ambassador volunteer with the Passion for Produce program at De Laveaga School. She helps teach nutrition classes and also helps with

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Bank of America Volunteers at Second Harvest    

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Bank of America was having a Cinco de Mayo event in Watsonville for their Monterey Market employees. Before the festivities, they volunteered at the food bank. They began with a tour through the food bank, followed by some volunteer work. Half

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