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Shopping Healthy on CalFresh

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Shopping for healthy food on a CalFresh budget can be very challenging. The benefit amount ranges from $16-200 a month for one individual. Participants need to be extra careful and have precise calculating skills when they get ready for a

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CalFresh Challenge: Day One

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Second Harvest CalFresh Outreach Workers, Luisa, Sandra and Yaceth have begun taking the CalFresh Challenge. Here, Yaceth and Luisa share the experience of menu planning and grocery shopping within their new budget constraints. Yaceth Virgen My Name is Yaceth Virgen

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September is Hunger Action Month

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Anti-hunger advocates from Santa Cruz County and across the country will be wearing orange on September 5th in an effort to raise awareness of the more than 50 million people in the US facing hunger—including 16.7 million children. It’s just

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Paper Plates Send Strong Message

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At a time when government is threatening to cut billions of dollars from food programs—even as poverty levels are increasing and food banks are serving more people than ever—the paper plate project creates awareness of the ongoing need. Part of

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Worlds Biggest Garage Sale

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