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17 11, 2017

Staff Spotlight: Food Assistance Following Disaster

November 17th, 2017|

In the wake of the fires in the North Bay, Second Harvest Food Bank sent three staff members to Redwood Empire Food Bank in Sonoma County to help with Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) applications. These specialized Food Connection Coordinators have extensive experience navigating the federal SNAP (CalFresh) application process and helped over 1,500 [...]

7 11, 2017

Grocery Rescue Spotlight- Target Power Outage

November 7th, 2017|

Last week the Food Bank rescued 6,294 pounds of perishable food from a Target store in San Jose that experienced a power outage. Due to our Grocery Rescue relationship with this store, they knew who to contact at the Food Bank to quickly save this food from going to waste. We received a wide variety [...]

5 11, 2017

Ready for Turkeys! Warehouse Remodel Boosts Capacity and Efficiency

November 5th, 2017|

Second Harvest Food Bank runs three facilities in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. These warehouses in San Jose and San Carlos help us feed an average of over 257,000 people per month but we want to be able to do more. To help us increase the amount of food we can deliver to our [...]

4 11, 2017

Mansoor’s Story: Hope Over Adversity

November 4th, 2017|

In the United States, seniors are the fastest growing food-insecure population. Currently, 1 in 12 seniors face hunger. Over the next decade, the number of seniors struggling with hunger is projected to double. Mansoor is one of the thousands of seniors who relies on food from Second Harvest every month. Watch or read his story [...]

3 11, 2017

Nutrition Newbie: A Year Round Guide to Poultry Safety

November 3rd, 2017|

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Diane Garcia, Nutrition Education Manager, Santa Clara County Season’s greetings everyone! As you may have noticed, poultry safety is our preferred topic around the holidays. This year, we decided to interview my six-year old son to bring some fun [...]

2 11, 2017

Cruisin’ for a Cause: Goombahs Car Club

November 2nd, 2017|

In September, the Goombahs Car Club hosted their 10th Annual Cruise for a Cause to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank in Downtown Willow Glen. The event featured over 600 cars, San Jose Sharks mascot SJ Sharkey, and KC Mathieu of KC’s Paint Shop and formerly of Discovery Channel’s Fast N’ Loud. "Supporting Cruise for a [...]

1 11, 2017

Local Hunger Fighter- Fred Bock and West Valley Community Services

November 1st, 2017|

This month's local hunger fighter is Fred Bock, Program Manager of Food Pantry Operations at West Valley Community Services (WVCS) which serves the communities of Cupertino, Saratoga, West San Jose, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno and the surrounding mountain regions in Santa Clara County. Read below to see how Fred and West Valley Community Services are providing [...]

25 10, 2017

Hunger Action Month Update: Why YOU Give

October 25th, 2017|

September was Hunger Action Month, when businesses, government, community groups and individuals focus on mobilizing against local hunger. We asked supporters to share why they were helping Second Harvest build a hunger-free community and the responses were a great reminder of why we’re here, helping families put food on the table every day. Some people [...]

23 10, 2017

Working Together During Disaster

October 23rd, 2017|

As devastating fires continue to burn throughout the North Bay, our hearts go out to all the communities and families impacted. Our friends at Redwood Empire Food Bank have been on the front lines serving these families and providing them critical access to food resources. In conjunction with four other Bay Area Food Banks, we [...]

5 10, 2017

#ScareHunger This Halloween!

October 5th, 2017|

Hunger is scary. Despite the enormous wealth in Silicon Valley, the stark reality is more people rely on Second Harvest for food today than ever before- we feed an average of over 257,000 people a month! Scare hunger this Halloween and Trick or Treat for a Cause! Support fighting hunger in your local community by [...]