23 05, 2018

2018 Harvest of Knowledge Conference Recap

May 23rd, 2018|

On Friday, May 11th, Second Harvest Food Bank hosted its 2018 Harvest of Knowledge Partner Conference at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood City. The event was an overwhelming success with over 250 partners, presenters and staff attending. Participants enjoyed a day of information sharing, workshops, networking, great food and even Zumba! In the auditorium [...]

6 12, 2017

When Housing is ‘On the Table’ in Silicon Valley

December 6th, 2017|

On November 15, 2017, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation sponsored “On the Table Silicon Valley,” a one-day event bringing thousands of local people throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties to eat and talk about our region's housing challenges and possible solutions. According to SVCF, more than 700 hosts led conversations with over 6,000 participants. [...]

6 11, 2017

Holiday Events and Promotions Benefiting Second Harvest

November 6th, 2017|

Celebrate the season of giving with us! Thanks to the many local businesses and community groups that are supporting our work this holiday season. Here’s a list of special holiday events and promotions benefiting the Food Bank (we’ll be adding more as we hear about them, so please check back often): Food and Fund Drives [...]

30 04, 2017

Celebrating Generosity: Make Hunger History Awards Recap

April 30th, 2017|

The Make Hunger History Awards Celebration was held on April 20 at Mitchell Park Community Center in Palo Alto. We celebrated the efforts of both community and corporate Food and Fund Drive Coordinators who managed drives that bring in barrels of food and significant funding every year.  With that support, we're able to feed more than one quarter [...]

5 04, 2017

Food is Foundational: Hunger Action Summit Recap

April 5th, 2017|

Our annual Hunger Action Summit was held on March 14th in partnership with Santa Clara University’s Food and Agribusiness Institute. Over 200 people gathered to hear the latest update about hunger in our community and discuss ways that we can work toward Second Harvest’s vision of a hunger-free community. The Summit focused on the idea that food is foundational. As Cat Cvengros, our VP of Development and Marketing said, “That’s why hunger needs a seat at the table when we talk about key policy issues like education, health and […]

3 03, 2017

Engaging with Government: First Annual Legislative Breakfasts

March 3rd, 2017|

Second Harvest Food Bank recently held our First Annual Legislative Breakfasts, one for Santa Clara County legislators and one for San Mateo County legislators. We invited representatives from all different levels of government – local, state and federal – to attend and learn more about the Food Bank, our legislative priorities and how they can help us in our vision of a hunger-free community. […]