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Agency Spotlight — Watsonville Wetlands Watch


There are over 220 species of birds in Watsonville wetlands, and wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world. Wait–what do wetlands have to do with ending hunger and malnutrition? Second Harvest feeds people directly through our food

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Humorist Ned Hickson Raising Funds for Second Harvest

Ned Hickson

You may know syndicated humorist Ned Hickson from his columns in the Register-Pajaronian. He will be in Watsonville this THURSDAY signing copies of his new book, and the best part is he’s donating $5 from each book he sells to

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June Spotlight Volunteer Pau Che

Second Harvest Operations

Some volunteers discover Second Harvest in the newspaper or online; some through a friend; volunteer Pau Che found us one morning when walking right past Second Harvest’s operations. “I saw people coming in and out” he said, “—dedicated working people.”

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Child Nutrition Programs In Need of Defenders

school lunch

School Breakfast, National School Lunch, Summer Food Service, WIC, and more–you know these programs as essential lifelines for children and infants to get the food and nutrition they need to grow up healthy. But these lifelines are again under threat.

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