/Childhood Hunger
11 11, 2010

On Our Poster – Real Clients, Real Story of Need

Meet Marcus and His Family Recently, 18-month old Marcus and his parents, Thomas and Andrea, toured the San Jose warehouse and met with CEO Kathy Jackson. The young family shared that they have been hard-hit by the downturn in the economy. Formerly employed, Thomas is now a stay-at-home dad looking for work, and [...]

30 09, 2010

Client Series: Meet Kevin

Kevin and his family receive food assistance each month through Second Harvest Food Bank’s Family Harvest program. He and his family represent a growing number of our neighbors in need that are coming to us for the first time in their lives.

21 08, 2010

New study outlines long-term effects of food insecurity on children

A new study demonstrates just how perilous the long-term effects of food insecurity are on children. Researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the University of Calgary performed the first long-term study on the effects of hunger on general health, tracking children from birth to 21 years.