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9 12, 2016

The True Story of Instagram Legend #warehousewill

Members of Second Harvest’s Communications team, those same people who “manage” the myth of social media legend Warehouse Will, sat down with the aforementioned star to provide some insight into the man behind the pictures posed with produce.  The interview is published in its original, haphazard and circuitous form.  […]

8 12, 2016

Day at the Donation Tent: A Snapshot of the Holiday Spirit

When you work at Second Harvest Food Bank, the season all staff members collectively know as “Holiday” is busy! The months of November and December are a flurry of food drives, events, dock donations, volunteers, and of course getting food out to families in need. Despite all the craziness, there is no better time to work at the Food Bank. The feelings of […]

7 12, 2016

Nutrition Newbie: May Your Days Be Merry, Healthy, and Bright

“Nutrition Newbie” is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Alex Navarro, Nutrition Education Coordinator, San Mateo County It’s that joyous time of the year again to celebrate with our family and friends. It’s also no surprise that with celebrations come rich, decadent foods – and lots of them. For those that have been working hard at eating healthy, or losing or maintaining your weight, this may be a difficult […]

6 12, 2016

New Funding Secured for School Breakfast Program

Special Blog Post By: Cindy McCown, Second Harvest Food Bank Vice President of Community Engagement and Policy Second Harvest Food Bank is committed to working with policy makers, school administration, food service staff, teachers, parents, and students to increase local participation in the Federal School Breakfast Program (SBP).  We see this as a vital meal program to address childhood hunger and help every child reach their full academic potential. Millions of low-income children have benefitted from the School Breakfast Program that launched as a pilot program established […]

5 12, 2016

November Social Media Roundup

“Social Media Round-Up” is an ‘ICYMI’ compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. For These College Students, the Most Difficult Test May Be Basic Survival, PBS.ORG “While the University of California system has worked to bring in more first-generation and “non-traditional” students, helping them stay, succeed and meet basic needs like getting enough food requires greater investment.” San Jose State, Second Harvest Food Bank Handing Out Food to Students Struggling to Eat, KRON4.COM […]

22 11, 2016

Thanksgiving at Alice’s Restaurant

Each October through December, Second Harvest Food Bank is supported by more than 1,500 Food and Fund Drives, run by individuals, businesses and organizations. This three-month fundraising period helps raise 50% of the Food Bank’s annual operating costs, helping provide meals throughout the year to more than 250,000 people every month. Alice’s Restaurant in Woodside has been hosting a unique Fund Drive over the years, offering up a delicious meal, with a twist.  Since 2008 […]