/Tag:Advocacy
20 02, 2015

2015 Hunger Action Summit Recap

February 20th, 2015|

We recently hosted our Hunger Action Summit, an annual forum on local hunger sponsored by Santa Clara University’s Food and Agribusiness Institute, a part of the Leavey School of Business. This year’s theme was, “Food As Medicine: The Intersection of Hunger and Health.” We talked about how anti-hunger advocates can work with health providers to [...]

1 02, 2015

January Social Media Roundup

February 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. 1/3: Beyond Holiday Giving: Three Things You Can Do to End Hunger in the U.S., HUFFINGTONPOST.COM How will you continue to fight hunger in our community after the holidays? 1/7: 1 Million [...]

8 01, 2015

We Still Need Your Help After the Holidays

January 8th, 2015|

Thanks to everyone who supported us by volunteering and donating during the holiday season! As you know, hunger is year-round and we really encourage you to stay engaged with us. Here are 5 ways you can continue to fight hunger in our community: Join our Monthly Harvest Club and help us plan for the year [...]

5 11, 2014

October Social Media Roundup

November 5th, 2014|

"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. 10/1: Americans Throw Out More Food Than Paper, Plastic, Metal, and Glass, WASHINGTONPOST.COM The title of this article is a bit mindblowing 10/3: Super Hacks: How to Make Healthy Food Even Healthier, [...]

2 10, 2014

September Social Media Roundup

October 2nd, 2014|

"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. 9/2: Guess who’s celebrating a 40th Anniversary? Every week during the month of September, we will be celebrating milestones from each decade. In this video, Deborah McGraw, our Donor Services Specialist, tells [...]

24 09, 2014

Pediatrician Inspired by Her Patients to Fight Hunger

September 24th, 2014|

“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

September 4th, 2014|

"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

September 2nd, 2014|

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

August 3rd, 2014|

"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

July 24th, 2014|

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 [...]