22 01, 2018

Pilot Program: Wellness Pantries

January 22nd, 2018|

Special Blog Post By: Mark Kokoletsos, Partnership Manager, Second Harvest Food Bank. On Tuesday, December 5, Second Harvest, in partnership with the Fair Oaks Health Center and Sequoia Healthcare District, held the grand opening of a new Wellness Pantry in San Mateo County at The Salvation Army - Redwood City. The Wellness Pantry is geared [...]

2 07, 2017

Local Hunger Fighter: Jackie Garcia

July 2nd, 2017|

“Local Hunger Fighters” is a series that spotlights our awesome supporters and staff who help raise awareness of hunger in our community and motivate people to get involved. Local Hunger Fighter: Jackie Garcia, Front Office Manager, Ecumenical Hunger Project […]

26 06, 2014

Nathan is Making a Difference and You Can Too

June 26th, 2014|

Special Blog Post By: Nathan, volunteer My name is Nathan and I am a senior at Evergreen Valley High School in San Jose. Volunteering and helping others runs in my family. My sister, Tracy, works for Second Harvest Food Bank and helped me get started volunteering at events and food distribution sites. For the past [...]

17 06, 2014

David is Grateful for the Help He Receives

June 17th, 2014|

Special Blog Post By: David, a client of Second Harvest My name is David. If it weren’t for Second Harvest Food Bank and the meals I get at Martha’s Kitchen in San Jose, life would be harder than it already is. I’ve been homeless for six years. I’m doing good, but I wish I was [...]

17 05, 2014

Local Educator Stands Up for Her Students

May 17th, 2014|

Special Blog Post By: Lori, a volunteer site coordinator of Second Harvest Food Bank My name is Lori. I first became affiliated with Second Harvest 7 years ago when I was hired by Cabrillo School District in San Mateo County to coordinate a tutorial program. I coordinate the free breakfasts and snack program for students [...]

15 04, 2014

Doing More, Together

April 15th, 2014|

Special Blog Post By: Kayla Haley, Community Relations & Events Associate at Second Harvest Food Bank Our partners play a vital role in distributing food to community members in need. Every year we bring this network together for a day of learning and networking. It is an opportunity for them to connect with each other [...]

18 02, 2014

People Want to Make a Difference

February 18th, 2014|

Special Blog Post By: Jeff Rangel, Brocade I believe access to healthy food – just like access to air and water – is pretty basic. Advocating for hunger relief is a cause that resonates with people because everyone understands that without nourishment, you can’t do much else. Food is at the core of everything, particularly [...]

23 11, 2013

Quick Update on Stolen Fuel Incident

November 23rd, 2013|

Some of you may already know about the unexpected and troubling situation that we faced recently. Two weeks before Thanksgiving and in the midst of our fundraising campaign to meet the rising need for food in our community, fuel was stolen from a couple of food trucks parked at our Bing Center in [...]

19 11, 2013

Help Create Holiday Food Memories with Perky the Turkey

November 19th, 2013|

“Help families enjoy their holiday dinner by donating a turkey! They are high in protein and generally low in fat. If you do decide to drop off and donate a frozen turkey, please be sure it’s hard as a rock to prevent any food-related illnesses.” - Janet Hung, Community Nutritionist For many, the holidays aren’t [...]

13 11, 2013

How Can You Support Us? Let Us Count the Ways.

November 13th, 2013|

The holiday season is a really busy time for us. We are extremely grateful to have so many partners in the community that help raise awareness of hunger in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and support our mission to provide food to people in our community. The following list includes the many fun ways [...]