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Farm Bill Call-in Day

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This week, the House of Representatives will debate the Farm Bill and we need your help protecting nutrition assistance for vulnerable families. The House bill would cut over $20 billion in SNAP, causing millions of our low-income neighbors to see

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CalFresh Forum Unites Central Coast Advocates

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The first Central Coast CalFresh Forum, convened by food banks serving Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties, and other partners, was held on Friday, May 11, 2012 at the First United Methodist Church in Watsonville. More than 100 tri-county

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Anti-Hunger Advocates Gather in Washington

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Joel Campos, Senior Manager of Outreach and Education at Second Harvest attended the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference held February 26-28th in Washington D.C. He was one of more than 800 anti-hunger and anti-poverty advocates, federal, state and local government officials,

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CalFresh Coordinators Convene in Capitol

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As many Santa Cruz County residents struggled to make ends meet in 2010, an estimated $47.5 million in benefits designed to increase their food purchasing power never arrived. Those are the additional funds that low-income county residents would have received if

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Worlds Biggest Garage Sale

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