Simply put, Second Harvest Food Bank could not operate without the thousands of volunteers who generously contribute their time and energy throughout the year. This month especially, we would like to thank our volunteers and highlight the impact of their efforts.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s day of service, local volunteers and Second Harvest Food Bank staff spent their morning sorting several tons of donated, non-perishable food items and apples for distribution to the hungry in the Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.
On Friday, July 9, volunteers from Cisco Systems, Ernst & Young, and Lockheed Martin rallied at the San Jose Convention Center on short notice to rescue food. The food show held by the National Association of College and University Food Services was wrapping up, and Second Harvest Food Bank staff quickly sourced 24 intrepid volunteers [...]