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Turning Compassion Into Impact

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Back in August, Tom Holland heard about our Food For Children program and the funding match available at the time. He knew he could make a donation himself, but he also suspected he could persuade a few of his neighbors to do the same, making a collective impact…

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Agency Spotlight–Operation LOV

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Many big ideas start with a simple question. Operation LOV, which stands for Love Our Vets, began with open hearts and the question, “Who could use some encouragement?” Twin Lakes Church in Aptos asked this in 2010, and the answer—soldiers who live in a combat zone—led to the…

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September is Hunger Action Month!

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During Hunger Action Month all September long, we’re working with Feeding America, our umbrella organization, to raise awareness of how common hunger is in our communities and to share ways that everyone can do something to help end hunger. In Santa Cruz County, 1 in 5 experience hunger,…

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