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USDA Distributions to Continue At New Sites

community food hotline

Yesterday, like they’ve done each month for many years, cars lined up for blocks down Ohlone Parkway to pick up USDA food from Second Harvest. Because of new traffic patterns in the area, next month, August 8, will be our

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June Volunteer of the Month


At Second Harvest, we’ve known for a long time that Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is about so much more than just managing money. When not securing stable financial futures for their clients, they can be found helping low-income communities toward

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Driscoll’s Interns Pack 24,000 Pounds


A team of 22 interns from Driscoll’s volunteered at Second Harvest in August, packing 2,400 bags of non-perishable food for USDA distributions at the Second Harvest warehouse, as well as Food For Children sites throughout Santa Cruz County. USDA distributions

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USDA Distribution Numbers Up

Food line on Ohlone Parkway, taken by Tarmo Hannula/Register-Pajaronian

On the second Monday of every month, USDA food is distributed at Second Harvest’s warehouse in Watsonville. In December, 2033 people lined up for food, an increase of 5.5% over the same month last year. Although the number of people

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