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National Agriculture Day

Willy Elliott-McCrea, CEO, Second Harvest Food Bank

“Health Grows Here” was the theme for this year’s National Agriculture Day Spring Luncheon on March 21st at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. This annual event, organized by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau and Agri-Culture, is a celebration of

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More Nutrition Ambassadors on Board

Graduates at Mountain Community Resources

We’re pleased to announce the certification of sixteen Nutrition Ambassadors through Second Harvest’s Passion For Produce program. Five Nutrition Ambassadors were certified at Mountain Community Resources, a local family resource center that has been in the San Lorenzo Valley and

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Community Raises 2.7M Pounds


All the barrels have been picked up and weighed and the cash donations tabulated: the truly astounding grand total for the 2011 Second Harvest Food Bank Holiday Food Drive is just over 2.7 million pounds of food and cash equivalent!

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Twin Lakes Church Sets Holiday Food Drive Record


The congregation of Twin Lakes Church in Aptos has raised over 1.2 million pounds of food for Second Harvest’s 2011 Holiday Food Drive! Just ten weeks ago, Pastor Rene Schlaepfer issued a challenge to his congregation to donate one million

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