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Community and Corporate Grants Support Our Nutrition Programs


Second Harvest’s two nutrition programs, Passion For Produce and Food For Children are operating at community sites across the county to deliver 200,000 pounds of fresh produce and healthy staples every month to 4,800 families. We couldn’t do it without your support and

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Chance Encounter at Second Harvest


A new group of CalFresh eligibility workers for Santa Cruz County were on a tour of the food bank when they ran into Congressman Sam Farr meeting with local members of the Sierra Club. It wasn’t just a great photo

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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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Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

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Bank of America Match


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

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