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Wanted: Two AmeriCorps Volunteers


We have an exciting opportunity for people who want to give back to their community! We are currently seeking two AmeriCorps volunteers for a year-long commitment to help us with our Food For Children and Passion For Produce programs. We

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The Eggs That Help Crack Hunger

Dorothy Glaum and granddaughter Mikayla at the Glaum Egg Ranch

The humble egg—small, self-packaged, and the start of so many omelets, pancakes, and decadent desserts. But thanks to three generations of Aptos egg ranchers, it’s also the source of some of the fruits and vegetables, rice and beans, and chicken

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August Volunteer Spotlight–David JohnsonWilliams

David and Forklift 2-edited

“The food bank is an important part of this community. It has been a privilege to work in an environment where you can see the impact we are creating, and to meet others who are also dedicated to improving the lives of others.”

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Community Raised the Roof–and 64,000 Meals–at Hoedown


A generous crowd of community members, elected officials and volunteers had a boot-stompin good time Sunday at the Second Harvest Food Bank Hunger Hoedown–and raised over $16,000 at the same time! This will allow Second Harvest to provide over 64,000

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