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School Spirit–and Duct Tape–Deal Hunger a Blow

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“Too easy!” That’s what Karrie Franks, a parent at Rio Del Mar Elementary in Aptos said when the food drive she spearheaded started taking off. The school pulled out all the stops to raise food and funds for Second Harvest–it

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Agency Spotlight–Food Not Bombs

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This month’s agency spotlight focuses on a group inspired by a simple concept that’s close to our hearts here at the Food Bank:  food should be shared, not wasted. Approximately 40% of food in America gets wasted. Because of spoilage

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Second Harvest Joins Online Campaign “Santa Cruz Gives”

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Last year’s holiday season saw the launch of an new, all-digital initiative for raising funds for Santa Cruz-area non-profits. “Santa Cruz Gives” brought 30 worthy local organizations to one platform where potential donors could learn about each one and its

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Calendar Girl

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People raise money in all sorts of different ways to help Second Harvest feed hungry people. Linda Hopper picked one combining art, community, camaraderie, and—not surprisingly—food, for Linda is a restaurateur and owner of the popular Santa Cruz diner, Silver

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