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Hunger Worker Weighs in on Proposed SNAP Cuts


One of our volunteers asked to share their message to Congresswoman Anna Eshoo regarding looming cuts to SNAP. As a supporter of Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County, I oppose any effort to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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Refreshing Citrus Green Smoothie


Ingredients:  1 cup fresh cut spinach leaves  2 lemons, peeled  1 lime, peeled  2 oranges, peeled  1 celery stalk  ice Preparation: Using a regular blender, feed in the oranges, lemons and lime. Add the spinach, celery and ice. Blend until smooth.

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Manuel’s 50th Celebration Raises 30,500 Meals

Willy Elliott-McCrea, Second Harvest CEO, Leonardo Santana, Jan Kamman, Director of Corporate & Community Relations, Second Harvest

As part of their 50th anniversary celebration the week of March 9-15th, the owners of Manuel’s Mexican Restaurant donated 50% of sales to five local organizations. They chose groups that were near and dear to founders Manny and Alice Santana.

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Donation Eases Traffic Woes

Ernesto Nieves, Senior Manager Facilities & Safety for Second Harvest, shows off new signs

The recent donation of traffic stands and flags from Graniterock supplier Western Traffic Supply, will go a long way in helping us manage traffic during monthly USDA food distributions at our Watsonville warehouse. Even with the help of volunteers and our

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