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September is Hunger Action Month

ham Square needs a boost

In Santa Cruz County, hunger affects 1 in 4 children every day.  Hunger Action Month is a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of hunger. The campaign brings greater attention to the issue of hunger

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Small Change Adds Up to Help Families


As we all know, food insecurity is just one part of poverty. Inadequate shelter is another. One nine-year old boy in Santa Cruz wanted to help families living in poverty and he came up with a great idea to raise

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CalFresh Forum Pushes to End Hunger on the Central Coast


Now in its fourth year, the CalFresh Forum provides local agencies the tools and inspiration to increase enrollment in CalFresh (known as SNAP nationally). Close to 200 hunger fighters attended the event on May 8th, which was put on by

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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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