/Tag:Advocacy
4 04, 2016

Too Hungry to Learn: 2016 Hunger Action Summit Recap

April 4th, 2016|

At last month's Hunger Action Summit, an annual forum that sparks conversation and inspires action to end local hunger, speakers addressed what it will take to ensure that the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs has access to the nutritious food they need to succeed academically. Organized by Second Harvest Food Bank and Santa Clara [...]

4 03, 2016

Feeding America 2015 Advocacy Hall of Fame

March 4th, 2016|

We’re excited to tell you that we’re one of nearly 40 food banks and state associations in the Feeding America Network that made it into its 2015 Advocacy Hall of Fame! To get this designation, we needed to meet 5 challenges and show how our advocacy efforts make an impact locally, at the state level, [...]

1 12, 2015

November Social Media Roundup

December 1st, 2015|

"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. Study: Food Stamps Do Much More to Fight Poverty Than We Thought, VOX.COM "A new study suggests that programs like food stamps and housing vouchers cut poverty by almost twice as much [...]

1 11, 2015

October Social Media Roundup

November 1st, 2015|

"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. No Time to Waste, USNEWS.COM “American hunger stems from issues of waste, impaired access and inequality – not a shortage of food.” Bay Area Commuting Nightmares: Jobs in City, Affordable Homes in [...]

4 09, 2015

What is the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act?

September 4th, 2015|

Special Blog Post By: Cindy McCown, Second Harvest Food Bank VP of Community Engagement and Policy We have an opportunity to let our federal elected representatives know why providing healthy food to children matters. The Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act (CNR) that governs many federal nutrition programs for low-income children is currently being reviewed by Congress. [...]

6 07, 2015

June Social Media Roundup

July 6th, 2015|

"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. Asking for Help at 80 – America’s New Faces of Hunger, PBS.ORG "In 2013, the last year for which data is available, 15.5 percent of America’s seniors — roughly 9.6 million people [...]

2 05, 2015

April Social Media Roundup

May 2nd, 2015|

"Social Media Roundup" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. Long Commute to Silicon Valley Increasingly the Norm for Many, KQED.ORG "'One tech job creates approximately five service jobs,' said Candace Gonzalez, executive director of the Palo Alto Housing Corp. 'The pace [...]

25 04, 2015

Local Hunger Fighters: Angela Waters

April 25th, 2015|

“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: Angela Waters, Recreation Program Director, City of Daly City How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? I help by facilitating two programs [...]

2 04, 2015

March Social Media Roundup

April 2nd, 2015|

“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. Thanks for sharing this wonderful moment! #Repost @jennessy12 ・・・
Hero of the day was 10 year old Zach, wishing him a speedy recovery after his surgery on Tuesday! Oh and then there was [...]

1 03, 2015

February Social Media Roundup

March 1st, 2015|

"Social Media Roundup" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. One in Five U.S. Children Depends On Food Stamps, BLOGS.WSJ.COM "The findings are the latest evidence of how little America’s less-advantaged groups—children, but also young adults, the poor, minorities, the middle class—have [...]