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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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Nutrition Assistance Cuts Target Most Vulnerable

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as CalFresh in California, is facing cuts again. Any reduction in benefits would deal a serious blow to low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities suffering from food insecurity. In March, more than 1,000

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Farm Bill Call-in Day

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This week, the House of Representatives will debate the Farm Bill and we need your help protecting nutrition assistance for vulnerable families. The House bill would cut over $20 billion in SNAP, causing millions of our low-income neighbors to see

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Anti-Hunger Advocates Gather in Washington

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Joel Campos, Senior Manager of Outreach and Education at Second Harvest attended the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference held February 26-28th in Washington D.C. He was one of more than 800 anti-hunger and anti-poverty advocates, federal, state and local government officials,

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Worlds Biggest Garage Sale

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