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More Working People Needing the Food Bank

Jeff volunteers for Passion For Produce, helping residents access fresh fruits and vegetables and peer-led nutrition education

By Holiday Food & Fund Drive Co-Chairs Dr. Nan Mickiewicz and Jess Brown. Published in the Santa Cruz Sentinel Jan. 1, 2017. Jeff Simpson is a hard-working guy. He does maintenance for affordable housing properties, full time, and since his

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September Volunteer Spotlight–Santiago Tehandon

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Dedication is a valuable trait and can lead to great things—like supporting a community. Our September Volunteer Spotlight honoree Santiago Tehandon has impressed us all with his dedication to helping feed the hungry among us in Santa Cruz County. For

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Santa Cruz Gives, and Gives

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“…the Santa Cruz community continued to give and give until their donations had blown past the campaign’s fundraising goal.”

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National Commission on Hunger Points a Way Forward


“We’ve always got one eye on the bigger picture, and right now that big picture involves a long-awaited report by the National Commission on Hunger, which was charged with one key task: recommending how to better combat hunger and food insecurity in the United States.”

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