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A Shared Passion For Produce

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In celebration of Mother’s Day, we wanted to share the stories of these mother daughter teams. As volunteers with Second Harvest’s Passion For Produce program, not only are they making their families healthier, they’re helping to build a strong community.

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MacQuiddy Ambassadors Celebrate Certification

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Five parent volunteers at Macquiddy Elementary School in Watsonville became Nutrition Ambassadors in February. At a celebration on the 27th, each graduate received a certificate, t-shirt, apron and other items to mark their accomplishment. The Nutrition Ambassador certification is part

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High School Students Passionate About Produce

Renaissance High School students and staff

More than twenty teens participating in he Regional Occupational Program (ROP) Garden class at Renaissance High School in Watsonville became the first group of student Nutrition Ambassadors certified through Second Harvest’s Passion For Produce program. Combining nutrition education with the

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Volunteers Fill Gaps with Food and Compassion

Church of the Nazarene volunteers

Every day is a busy day at the Second Harvest warehouse in Watsonville, but  Tuesdays through Thursdays it teems with activity as volunteers representing non-profit and church-based member agencies throughout Santa Cruz County arrive to pick up supplies for their

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Give a Gift in Honor or Memory of Mom

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