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Hunger Action Day at Second Harvest

Second Harvest staff wears orange for Hunger Action Month

On Aug. 31, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Food Stamp (CalFresh) Act into law.  As it has for 50 years, the program continues to help millions of families combat hunger and malnutrition. We encourage you to help us end

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September is Hunger Action Month

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  Right here in Santa Cruz County, hunger affects 1 in 4 children every day. Our neighborhood children are skipping meals because their families do not have adequate resources.Hunger Action Month is a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action

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May is CalFresh Awareness Month

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The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors has declared May as CalFresh Awareness Month.  CalFresh is a federally funded program that helps low-income people buy the food they need for good health. During the month, activities throughout the county will

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CalFresh Challenge: Day Four

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Yaceth Virgen It’s been four days since I have embarked on the National SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program known as CalFresh in California) Challenge and I have experienced hunger in a new way. As a child, I never experienced hunger first

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Worlds Biggest Garage Sale

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