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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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CalFresh Challenge: Day Six


Yaceth Virgen My perspective changed about the decisions that low-income Americans facing hunger must make. After living on a limited food budget this week, making the right choices about food costs wasn’t the only issue affecting my family. When my

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Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

SV_TurkeyTrot_logo_web_2015 Remember to register using your Santa Cruz County Address (work or home)

Bank of America Match


Bank of America matches $2 for every $1 you give

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