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Food Stamps: A True Safety Net

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They are the family behind you in line at Safeway, or the senior buying greens at the farmers’ market.  They are one of the 15% of Americans on SNAP, the federal nutrition program formerly known as food stamps. SNAP, or

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CAP Announces Community Heroes for 2011

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The Community Assessment Project (CAP) is a consortium of public and private health, education, human service, and civic organizations convened by the United Way of Santa Cruz County. Their goal is to continually improve the quality of life for Santa

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6th Annual Nutrition Summit Calls for a Fresh Approach

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The 6th Annual Nutrition Summit at Twin Lakes Church on October 17th provided an opportunity for representatives from Second Harvest’s 200 member agencies and programs to share ideas and best practices related to food distribution and nutrition education. The focus

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Empty Plate Campaign Sends Message to Congress

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September is Hunger Action Month and people across the country concluded a month’s worth of advocacy and awareness initiatives with a project using simple paper plates to send a strong message to their representatives: Please do not cut federal nutrition programs at a time when poverty in the U.S. is growing. A new study by the [...]

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