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Manuel’s 50th Celebration Raises 30,500 Meals

Willy Elliott-McCrea, Second Harvest CEO, Leonardo Santana, Jan Kamman, Director of Corporate & Community Relations, Second Harvest

As part of their 50th anniversary celebration the week of March 9-15th, the owners of Manuel’s Mexican Restaurant donated 50% of sales to five local organizations. They chose groups that were near and dear to founders Manny and Alice Santana.

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Donation Eases Traffic Woes

Ernesto Nieves, Senior Manager Facilities & Safety for Second Harvest, shows off new signs

The recent donation of traffic stands and flags from Graniterock supplier Western Traffic Supply, will go a long way in helping us manage traffic during monthly USDA food distributions at our Watsonville warehouse. Even with the help of volunteers and our

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Get Set for the World’s Biggest Garage Sale

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Mark your calendars now for the World’s Biggest Garage Sale at Twin Lakes Church on Saturday April 25th from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Now in its fourth year, all proceeds from the sale benefit Second Harvest and its network

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2015 Hunger Fighters to Be Honored at Annual Awards Dinner


We are very pleased to announce Second Harvest’s Hunger Fighters for 2015. Denise Acosta and Nick Alaga will be honored at our Annual Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 11th at the Hotel Paradox in Santa Cruz. Please join us for

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Worlds Biggest Garage Sale

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