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Kinship Sprouts at Martinelli Children’s Community Garden

It was the perfect day to dig in the dirt. A little cloud cover kept the temperature down and the forecasted showers held off until the evening. Twelve families worked alongside each other, tilling the soil and planting the seeds and seedlings that will provide the neighborhood a bounty of fresh produce in the months […]

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Seagate’s Drive Out Hunger Raises 20,632 Meals

We’d like to give a great big “thumbs up” to Seagate for putting together an employee match program to raise funds for Second Harvest’s Food For Children. The virtual fund drive ran from April 25th through May 13th, raising 20,632 meals. Employee donations were matched by Seagate and an anonymous food bank supporter. This is an […]

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Second Group of Nutrition Ambassadors Completes Program

This proud and enthusiastic group of parents from Freedom Elementary School in Watsonville recently gathered at Second Harvest’s warehouse to celebrate the completion of their training as Embajadores de Nutricion. Developed by Joel Campos, Senior Manager, Outreach and Education for Second Harvest, this volunteer program provides training on the positive effects healthy eating and exercise […]

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Crowds Brave Stormy Weather for Child Obesity Lecture

Well over 100 students, school administrators, public health officials, social service workers, and other citizens attended the New Brighton Middle School March 24 lecture “How to Solve the Obesity Epidemic in Santa Cruz County,” by Robert Lustig, a Pediatrician and Endocrinologist at UC San Francisco’s Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment. The session was […]

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