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Modest Efforts Could Trigger Major Help for the Hungry

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The community room went dark and all 100+ people in attendance listened as a series of phone calls to the Food Bank hotline filled the room–voices calling for help. Voices of hunger. It was a powerful reminder of the reason

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Employee of the Quarter: Sandra Varela

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“This fall, Sandra was chosen by her co-workers as our Employee of the Quarter. When asked why they had chosen Sandra, people cited her dedication and the way she “never gives up” on her clients.”

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Chance Encounter at Second Harvest

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A new group of CalFresh eligibility workers for Santa Cruz County were on a tour of the food bank when they ran into Congressman Sam Farr meeting with local members of the Sierra Club. It wasn’t just a great photo

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Hunger Worker Weighs in on Proposed SNAP Cuts

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One of our volunteers asked to share their message to Congresswoman Anna Eshoo regarding looming cuts to SNAP. As a supporter of Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County, I oppose any effort to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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