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A Tale of Two Roberts

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Two men named Robert Hall. Born on the same day. Both living in Santa Cruz. What are the chances? How did they find out about each other and what led them to volunteer for Second Harvest’s Passion For Produce nutrition

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Community Raises 4M Meals During 2014 Holiday Food Drive!

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The citizens of Santa Cruz County demonstrated their compassion and generosity during the 2014 Holiday Food Drive by raising 4M meals. All donations will be used to feed people through Second Harvest’s countywide network of 200 agencies and programs. Willy

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Cold Water Swim Raises 100,000 Meals!


A crystal clear day and sparkling blue waters, brave swimmers and their enthusiastic supporters. Just another Saturday in Santa Cruz? Hardly, if you take into account the swimmers were entering 56 degree water for a bracing one-mile swim around the

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Annual Day of Service at Second Harvest

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On MLK Day, Americans across the country came together for a day of service. At Second Harvest, a group from Notre Dame Mission Volunteers-AmeriCorps in Watsonville worked in our warehouse. They sorted 45,000 pounds of salvage from Safeway. Salvage is

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Worlds Biggest Garage Sale

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