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Nutrition Assistance Cuts Target Most Vulnerable


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as CalFresh in California, is facing cuts again. Any reduction in benefits would deal a serious blow to low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities suffering from food insecurity. In March, more than 1,000

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Spicy Cauliflower Tapas


Ingredients: • 2 tsp. olive oil • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced • 1 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes • 1 large head cauliflower, separated into florets • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice • 1 Tbsp. grated lemon peel

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Whole Foods Market Santa Cruz Raises 55,889 Meals

Bly Morales, Second Harvest's Senior Manager, Food Drives & Events with Lily Hussey, Mktg & Community Outreach Team Leader, Whole Foods Market Santa Cruz

Whole Foods Market Santa Cruz raised $11,077.56 through register contributions during the holiday season. Every $1 raised provides four healthy meals, so that means 55,889 meals for hungry families in Santa Cruz County! Thanks to everyone at Whole Foods and to all

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New Leaf Donates Smart Chicken


Since 2010, New Leaf and Smart Chicken has been donating chicken to Second Harvest. For every ten pounds of air-chilled Smart Chicken bought by New Leaf customers in November, one pound is donated to Second Harvest as designated by New

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Worlds Biggest Garage Sale

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