/Tag:Advocacy
24 09, 2014

Pediatrician Inspired by Her Patients to Fight Hunger

“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 Fighters: Dr. Lisa Chamberlain, The American Academy of Pediatrics, District 1 How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? I've been drawn to the [...]

4 09, 2014

August Social Media Roundup

"Social Media Round-Up" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. 8/3: These Twenty Young People Are Changing the Food System in Huge Ways, Food Tank Check out these innovative projects 8/5: What I Learned After Taking a Homeless Mother Grocery Shopping, Babble "Remembering [...]

2 09, 2014

Help Us Raise Awareness During Hunger Action Month

Here in America, there is more than enough food to feed every man, woman and child, yet 50 million people face hunger. In Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, more than 1 in 10 people receive food from Second Harvest Food Bank. Each and every one of us has a role to play in getting [...]

3 08, 2014

July Social Media Roundup

"Social Media Round-Up" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. 7/1: 2014 Summer Meal Service Sites, California Department of Education Find locations in California where youth 18 and under can get a prepared meal or snack this summer. Children don't need to be [...]

24 07, 2014

Doreen Knows What Children Need to Thrive

Special Blog Post By: Doreen, partner agency My name is Doreen and I work at the YMCA of Silicon Valley. Working with the YMCA’s After School and Enrichment Programs, I get to see firsthand how the food from Second Harvest Food Bank improves the lives of the children in our programs. The weekly truckload of [...]

7 07, 2014

June Social Media Roundup

“Social Media Round-Up” is an ‘ICYMI’ compilation of the top hunger-related news and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. 6/8: 6 Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods, Care2 This Care2 article will make you think twice about peeling the skin off of that potato. 6/10: Growth Has Been Good for [...]

3 05, 2014

April Social Media Roundup

“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. 4/1: Why I Lie to the Food Pantry, The Huffington Post "...there is no check box for 'barely making it even though we're working.'" Thank you, Trisha, for sharing your story 4/5: [...]

15 04, 2014

Doing More, Together

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 [...]

2 04, 2014

March Social Media Roundup

“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. 3/2: U.S. Lets 141 Trillion Calories Of Food Go To Waste Each Year, NPR "The sheer volume of food wasted in the U.S. each year should cause us some shame, given how [...]

25 03, 2014

Keeping an Ear to the Ground

“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 Fighters: Martín Huici at Second Harvest Food Bank What is your role at Second Harvest? I am the CalFresh Outreach Coordinator at Second Harvest. I [...]