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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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January USDA Distribution Feeds 2063 Households


This month’s USDA distribution included a bonus shipment of oranges in addition to typical items such as beans, macaroni, peaches, corn and roasted peanuts. Each household received a bag of fresh produce from Second Harvest along with their USDA package.

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