Cooking Club Recipe of the Month – Cauliflower Casserole

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Second Harvest Food Bank's Cooking Club is at it again.  This month's healthy recipe is Cauliflower Casserole.  Watch the video and see how convenient it is to make something both...

Volunteer Spotlight – Morgan Imel

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Morgan Imel is a Product Operations Analyst at Looker in Santa Cruz.  Looker is a local tech company that works with data and analytics.  During this past year Morgan has...

Volunteer Spotlight – Robby Olson

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When COVID19 shut down the economy and created a huge need for food Robby Olson stepped up to help.  Concerned with the overwhelming need, he contacted Second Harvest to see...

Volunteer Spotlight – Justen Harper

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Justen began volunteering at Second Harvest's weekly community drive-through distributions in April 2020.  As COVID19 began shutting down the economy and the need for food grew, Justen wanted to help. ...

CalRecycle and California Climate Investments fund the need at Second Harvest

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Second Harvest Food Bank is grateful for the CalRecycle funding that came through in 2019 to help fund a new refrigerator truck, a forklift, support positions, and some long overdue new white...

Hunger Fighters of the Year Bring Perspective and Perseverence

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Mary Wells is the lead pantry volunteer for St. Vincent de Paul pantry run by parishioners of Our Lady Star of the Sea. She has been volunteering for roughly 20...

A Creative Means for Community Service in times of COVID-19

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The following post written by Carrie Mulcaire.  How does a group of 8-year old Girl Scouts seek to reach out to their community and help those in need while maintaining...

Volunteer position brings positive outcome to one man’s life.

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(this message was given anonymously to a Second Harvest staff member to share with you) "After sitting down for months, watching the news, and feeling somewhat hopeless, I decided I...

Grant gives boost to Grey Bears

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Second Harvest Food Bank is receiving a Feeding America grant to combat senior hunger in Santa Cruz County.  Second Harvest and Grey Bears are partnering together to utilize these funds...

Fire Response – Second Harvest is here for you.

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We want you to know that if you were evacuated or sheltering evacuated friends and family, the food bank is here for you. We are committed to continuing our Friday...

Good Deeds Unmasked

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The people of Santa Cruz County continue to reach out to help their community as the Covid-19 situation continues to change daily.  Malia Nacht is a 12 year old student...

Why Food For Children is more important now than ever.

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Second Harvest Food Bank's Food For Children program has been providing healthy food to children and families for over 20 years. Every now and then we receive an uplifting story...

We Stand With You

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Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County stands in solidarity with our community members traumatized and horrified by the senseless murders of people of color, like George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery...

Weekly Update from Second Harvest Food Bank

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Weekly Impact: July 31, 2020 (en español haga clic aquí) Community Drive Through Food Distributions Fridays from 9am to 1pm: August 7 - Fairgrounds, Watsonville August 14 - Boardwalk, Santa...

Second Harvest Provides Drive Through Food Distribution

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Watsonville — Second Harvest Food Bank will host another drive through community food distribution on Friday, April 17th at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Watsonville. The distribution will be...