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September is Hunger Action Month

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A new study released by Feeding America reveals that 14,570 children in Santa Cruz County—over 26% of county residents under 18 years old—are food insecure. A child is defined as being “food insecure” if he or she lives in a household that struggles to meet their basic food needs. The rate of local child food […]

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Second Harvest Staff Enjoys a Little R&R at Summer All-Staff

Yes we’re passionate about our work, but sometimes it’s fun to get out of the “office” for a day and toss the ball around, chit-chat with co-workers, and share a meal in the sunshine. So that’s just what we did on Friday, August 19th when the whole crew from Second Harvest headed up to Roaring […]

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Community Gathers to Celebrate New Second Harvest Warehouse

On Friday, July 29th, we marked a new beginning with the dedication of our recently completed warehouse expansion and upgrade. We were incredibly happy to have so many of our friends, supporters and peers with us on this momentous occasion—the culmination of a project that was ten years in the making. Thank you to everyone! […]

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Safeway Summer Food Drive Takes Place July 5-24

Second Harvest is pleased to announce the Safeway Every Bag Counts Food Drive. It’s an easy way to help those in need with donations of nutritious non-perishable foods. Safeway will have pre-filled bags of groceries available to purchase for $10.00 at the Help Us End Hunger displays located in each store. By offering pre-filled bags, […]

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