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Annual Awards Dinner Celebrates Heroes & Hunger Fighters


It was a very special evening at Hotel Paradox in Santa Cruz on March 11th as we honored the individuals, schools, organizations and businesses that helped us raise 4M meals during the 2014 Holiday Food & Fund Drive. What a

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Nutrition Assistance Cuts Target Most Vulnerable


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as CalFresh in California, is facing cuts again. Any reduction in benefits would deal a serious blow to low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities suffering from food insecurity. In March, more than 1,000

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Whole Foods Market Santa Cruz Raises 55,889 Meals

Bly Morales, Second Harvest's Senior Manager, Food Drives & Events with Lily Hussey, Mktg & Community Outreach Team Leader, Whole Foods Market Santa Cruz

Whole Foods Market Santa Cruz raised $11,077.56 through register contributions during the holiday season. Every $1 raised provides four healthy meals, so that means 55,889 meals for hungry families in Santa Cruz County! Thanks to everyone at Whole Foods and to all

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New Leaf Donates Smart Chicken


Since 2010, New Leaf and Smart Chicken has been donating chicken to Second Harvest. For every ten pounds of air-chilled Smart Chicken bought by New Leaf customers in November, one pound is donated to Second Harvest as designated by New

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Worlds Biggest Garage Sale

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