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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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Performance Foodservice Ledyard Wins Food Drive


Performance Food Group donated more than 455,000 pounds of food to local food banks across the country during their four-week National Food Drive.  That’s up 44 percent from last year’s total!  They also raised more than $23,000 and provided more

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Agency Spotlight: St. Francis Soup Kitchen


This agency spotlight was submitted by Tiffany Wong, Second Harvest’s AmeriCorps member for 2014/1015, In the city of Santa Cruz it is estimated that 400 people sleep outside. One of the major problems they face is hunger and malnutrition. Over the

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Chefs’ Dinner 2014 Raises 400,000 Meals


With a sellout crowd, Second Harvest’s Chefs’ Dinner at the Holy Cross Annex in Santa Cruz raised 400,000 meals for the Food For Children Program. This popular event brings together people from all over the county to enjoy a delicious gourmet

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