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Volunteer Spotlight


Maria Elena Garcia has lived in Watsonville for the past 14 years. She began volunteering at Second Harvest in 2007 after hearing about the food bank by word of mouth. Maria Elena worked as a sort room volunteer for about a year before

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Hunger Hoedown Raises 18,000 Meals


We had a beautiful day in Watsonville for the first annual Hunger Hoedown on Sunday, August 2nd. A crowd of more than 150 people attended the event, which featured live music and food bank tours. It didn’t take long for

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Produce Percentage Gives Second Harvest Healthiest Food Bank Status


For the second year in a row, Second Harvest has been named one of the top three food banks in Feeding America’s nationwide network to distribute the highest percentage of fresh produce. Our fiscal year ended June 30th. During that

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FBC Watsonville Kids Raise 2,304 Meals

Lisa Allyn, Senior Development Analyst at Second Harvest accepts check from Pastor Allen Barnes

For the second year, kids in the Summer Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church in Watsonville collected change to help feed people in need in Santa Cruz County. “We want the kids to have fun in camp but we

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