/Tag:Childhood Hunger
1 05, 2016

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. Why Aren’t the Presidential Candidates Talking About Food?, CARE2.COM Have you wondered about this too? The Cities Where a Six-Figure is Barely Enough to Get By, HUFFINGTONPOST.COM "The Bay Area housing crisis [...]

4 04, 2016

Too Hungry to Learn: 2016 Hunger Action Summit Recap

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 [...]

2 04, 2016

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. Nearly 1 in 4 Cal State Students Go Hungry, New Report Says, SCPR.ORG "[Researchers] believe the problem has become serious over the years because of rising university tuition and cost of living, [...]

4 03, 2016

Feeding America 2015 Advocacy Hall of Fame

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, [...]

8 02, 2016

Collaborative Works Towards a Hunger-Free Summer

Special Blog Post By: Alisa Tantraphol, Second Harvest Food Bank Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships A Strong Public-Private Collaborative Works Towards a Hunger-Free Summer Imagine trying to make ends meet for your family on less than $45,000 per year here in the heart of Silicon Valley. According to the Insight Center for Community Economic Development, [...]

1 11, 2015

October 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. 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 [...]

30 09, 2015

Local Hunger Fighters: Jennifer Puthoff

"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: Jennifer Puthoff, Director of Child Care and After School Programs, YMCA of Silicon Valley How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? Through [...]

4 09, 2015

What is the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act?

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. [...]

2 08, 2015

July 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. I Get Food Stamps, and I’m Not Ashamed – I’m Angry, VOX.COM "It makes me burn when people assume I could give something up and then I wouldn't need assistance." How to [...]

6 07, 2015

June 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. 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 [...]