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6th Annual Taste of Soquel Raises 25,600 Meals


A Taste of Soquel, Food and Music for the Common Good, is a benefit for Second Harvest. All funds raised go toward feeding people in need throughout Santa Cruz County. We are truly grateful to the Congregational Church of Soquel

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Are You Prepared?

'89 quake

No one was prepared for the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake that wreaked havoc in Santa Cruz County. The epicenter was just five miles from the food bank warehouse. In Watsonville, 900 homes were destroyed, many shared by multiple farm worker

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Community Gathers to Honor Annette Marcum


On Saturday Oct 11th, the community gathered together to honor Annette Marcum, the tireless Director of Valley Churches United Missions for over 30 years. Originally established in response to the Love Creek mudslide in 1982; under Annette’s leadership, the mission

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New Leaf Community Day Raises 25,000 Meals


Several Thursdays a year New Leaf Community Markets donates 5% of the day’s sales to a local non-profit. A recent Community Day raised 25,000 for Second Harvest through its stores in Santa Cruz (Westside and Downtown) and Capitola. What a great

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