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National Commission on Hunger Points a Way Forward

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“We’ve always got one eye on the bigger picture, and right now that big picture involves a long-awaited report by the National Commission on Hunger, which was charged with one key task: recommending how to better combat hunger and food insecurity in the United States.”

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Chance Encounter at Second Harvest

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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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Hunger Worker Weighs in on Proposed SNAP Cuts

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One of our volunteers asked to share their message to Congresswoman Anna Eshoo regarding looming cuts to SNAP. As a supporter of Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County, I oppose any effort to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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Nutrition Assistance Cuts Target Most Vulnerable

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as CalFresh in California, is facing cuts again. Any reduction in benefits would deal a serious blow to low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities suffering from food insecurity. In March, more than 1,000

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