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California drought map December 2015

If you’re connected to Second Harvest Food Bank, you probably already know how many people in the community occasionally need food assistance. In our area, 1 in 4 children (and 1 in 5 overall) do not have consistent access to adequate

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Hunger Fighters of the Year (part 2)

Patrick Littleton

“In the south end of the county, another local leader is mixing health and innovation and has implemented a truly holistic program in Pajaro Valley schools–meet Patrick Littleton, our second Hunger Fighter of the Year.”

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Hunger Fighters of the Year (part 1)

Angela Farley, Teen Kitchen Project, 2016 Hunger Fighter of the Year

“Our first Hunger Fighter is Angela Farley, Founder and Director of Teen Kitchen Project, where Santa Cruz County teens learn healthy cooking from local chefs and distribute the meals to local families in crisis or treatment due to serious illness.”

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February Spotlight Volunteers Nancy & Jim Carroll

Spotlight volunteers

“Nancy Carroll’s reason why she began volunteering at the Food Bank cuts to the heart of the matter. “Food is a basic right,” Carroll proclaims. “And we’re in a valley of riches.”

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