Quick Facts

  • 1st food bank in California and 2nd oldest in the nation
  • Distributing over 8,000,000 pounds of food annually
  • Serving over 55,000 people every month
  • Offering 600 nutrition classes at 33 locations
  • 61% of the food we distribute is fresh fruits and vegetables
  • 3,000 volunteers donate over 40,000 hours per year

Press Contact

Caroline Slivkoff, Senior Manager for Communications and Analytics

(831) 223-1968

Image Library

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Santa Cruz County Addresses Food Insecurity, KION 5 News, October 16, 2017
SHFB Sending Aid to Victims of Wildfires, Aptos Times, October 15, 2017
Driscoll’s is Food Industry Donor of the Year, Aptos Times, October 15, 2017
Watsonville residents take skills to Texas, Santa Cruz Sentinel, October 15, 2017
Locals Go to Texas After Deadly Hurricane, KION 5 News, October 1, 2017
Take Action to End Hunger, Aptos Times, September 15, 2017
When Disaster Calls, Aptos Times, September 15, 2017
What’s Your Skill? Register-Pajaronian, June 1, 2017
Forum Highlights CalFresh Program, Register-Pajaronian, May 16, 2017 
Heroes and Hunger Fighters Awarded, Register-Pajaronian, Mar. 11, 2017
Community Raises Over 4.5M Meals, Aptos Times, Feb. 15, 2017 
Food Bank Plays a Vital Role Locally, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Jan. 1, 2017 

CalFresh Forum remarks | Kevin Heuer, Chief Operations and Programs Officer, Second Harvest Food Bank