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Giving Tuesday: Amazon Smile Makes it Easy


If you are planning to do any of your holiday shopping online, please consider doing it through Amazon Smile. All you have to do is select Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County as the recipient agency and Amazon will

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A Message From Willy Elliott-McCrea


Second Harvest CEO, Willy Elliott-McCrea gave an enlightening and inspiring talk at our Holiday Food Kickoff Luncheon on November 6th. It answers some of the most commonly asked questions about Second Harvest Food Bank. Below is an excerpt for those

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Third Annual CalFresh Forum


On May 16th over 100 people attended the CalFresh Forum to learn more about increasing program participation on the local level. CalFresh, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program as it is known nationally, serves as the first line of defense against

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CalFresh Challenge: Day Seven


Yaceth Virgen In November 2013, the government will cut SNAP benefits for all recipients. These cuts will be $36 for a family of four, dropping the average benefit per person per meal to under $1.40. I had ease of mind

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