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Community Helps Stamp Out Hunger


Now in its 23rd year, the annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is an effort to raise national awareness about the real, ongoing problem of hunger in every community and to use the NACL’s unique delivery network to

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Agency Spotlight: Valley Churches United Missions


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


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


  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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