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June 17th is National Eat Your Vegetables Day


National Eat Your Vegetables Day is celebrated annually on June 17th and June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month. Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, so celebrate today and every day with at least

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Teens Dedicated to Volunteering

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Isaac Garcia and Marco Torres are both high school students who attend Pajaro Valley High School. They started volunteering with Second Harvest in February 2015 and have been helping out at food distributions within the community and also at Second Harvest. Marco and

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Kids Can Make a Difference This Summer!


School is out and lots of kids have extra time on their hands. Help them put that time to good use by serving others. Here are a few suggestions to get you started, but really the possibilities are endless. 1.

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Nutrition Ambassadors Attend Second Level Training


Second Harvest relies on volunteers to help distribute healthy food and teach nutrition classes at 34 Passion For Produce sites in Santa Cruz County. The program offers  lessons and cooking demonstrations along with market-style fresh produce distributions twice monthly at accessible locations

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