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Cold Water Swim Raises 100,000 Meals!


A crystal clear day and sparkling blue waters, brave swimmers and their enthusiastic supporters. Just another Saturday in Santa Cruz? Hardly, if you take into account the swimmers were entering 56 degree water for a bracing one-mile swim around the

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Annual Day of Service at Second Harvest

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On MLK Day, Americans across the country came together for a day of service. At Second Harvest, a group from Notre Dame Mission Volunteers-AmeriCorps in Watsonville worked in our warehouse. They sorted 45,000 pounds of salvage from Safeway. Salvage is

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Second Harvest Featured in Ad to Air During Super Bowl

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Second Harvest’s facility in Watsonville is featured in the AMBAG Energy Watch commercial, which will air during the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 1st and the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 22nd. It will also be running on KSBW during

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Agency Spotlight: Homeless Services Center


The 180/2020 multi-agency community initiative in Santa Cruz County has the goal of making a 180-degree change to end chronic homelessness by the year 2020. They plan to accomplish this by moving men, women, and families into permanent housing and providing the support

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Annual Awards Dinner

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