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Ann Bornstein became a Second Harvest Food Bank volunteer three months ago to support our organization because it is helping the community in a significant way. After Ann did a short trial period in the warehouse, she felt she could

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New Leaf Community Markets Hold 30 Year Anniversary Celebration

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New Leaf Community Markets opened  their first store on the Westside in Santa Cruz in 1985 with a mission to nourish and sustain their community.  Now they are turning 30 and have expanded to 7 locations. This is a pretty monumental achievement and New Leaf  wanted

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Community Gathers to Show Support for Holiday Food/Fund Drive

Former Santa Cruz Mayor & Holiday Food Drive Co-Chair Hilary Bryant /Dr. Freddie Weinstein, MD, Dominican Hospital Chief Medical Officer / Willy Elliott-McCrea, CEO Second Harvest Food Bank/ Dominican Hospital President and CEO & Holiday Food Drive Co-Chair, Dr. Nanette Mickiewicz, MD

Second Harvest Works to Beat Last Year’s Meals Raised Total On Friday, October 30th, business and community leaders, elected officials, students, volunteers and the Second Harvest Holiday Food Drive Co-Chairs, Hilary Bryant and Dr. Nanette Mickiewicz, MD gathered at Dominican

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Volunteer Spotlight


Linda Jennings had a desire to volunteer for many years, and when she retired last year from UCSC she chose Second Harvest Food Bank because she believes in our mission.  She has been an ongoing financial supporter of the Food Bank and is

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