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Chefs’ Dinner 2014 Raises 400,000 Meals


With a sellout crowd, Second Harvest’s Chefs’ Dinner at the Holy Cross Annex in Santa Cruz raised 400,000 meals for the Food For Children Program. This popular event brings together people from all over the county to enjoy a delicious gourmet

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Hunger Action Month Wrap Up

Sandra Lopez Varela, Joe Pirmann, Bob Cadwalader, Joel Campos of Second Harvest receiving Proclamation from City of Watsonville Mayor Pro Tempore, Felipe Hernandez

The following is a message from Joel Campos, Second Harvest’s Senior Manager, Outreach & Advocacy. As Hunger Action Month draws to a close, you are all probably tired of being bombarded with blogs, Facebook postings, Twitter messages, and calls-to-action from

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Collaboration Helps Local Vets


Having a safety net that works when the need arises is vital to maintaining a healthy community. It is hard to believe that in our very own back yard 20% of veterans are struggling to put food on their tables or

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Agency Spotlight: Bay Avenue Senior Apartments Pantry

Volunteers Gail, Randy & Bonnie lend a hand.

When you think of the City of Capitola, do you automatically think of poverty? Most people think of a beach town, surfing, the mall, or the part of Santa Cruz County without homeless people.  The reality is that 11.6% of the population

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