/Tag:Childhood Hunger
18 02, 2014

People Want to Make a Difference

Special Blog Post By: Jeff Rangel, Brocade I believe access to healthy food – just like access to air and water – is pretty basic. Advocating for hunger relief is a cause that resonates with people because everyone understands that without nourishment, you can’t do much else. Food is at the core of everything, particularly [...]

21 01, 2014

Hunger is Everywhere, but Hidden in Silicon Valley

“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: Heather Sibley at NetApp What is your role at NetApp? I’m a Technical Program Manager. What inspires you to give? Serving is a part [...]

30 10, 2013

Food Drive Success at Cupertino’s Monta Vista High School

Special Blog Post By: Deborah McGaw, Donor Services Specialist Our Food Drive team at Second Harvest made the bold decision to request poundage commitments from anyone wanting to run a food drive. We asked Food Drive Coordinators to commit to collecting a minimum of 450 pounds of food. We were a bit nervous because we [...]

6 08, 2013

Concerned Mom Takes Action Against Hunger

My name is Shannon. I recently attended a Giants game at AT&T Park with my husband Kevin. The billboard mentioned that it was a sold-out game with 41,000 attendees. I then realized that we could fill the stadium two and a half times, and that would represent the number of kids Second Harvest Food Bank [...]

13 06, 2013

Cole Makes a Difference for Other Kids

Cole is one of this year’s winners of Second Harvest Food Bank’s Outstanding Youth award, a recognition given each year to exemplary youth supporters. He recently shared with us how learning about hunger faced by other kids in his community motivated him to become a member of our Monthly Harvest Club. About five years ago, [...]

1 05, 2013

Help Us STOP Childhood Hunger

Guest Blog Post By: Claire Wagner If you’ve never experienced real hunger, Mohammed explains it in our newest video: “I know how it feels to be hungry. It feels like you’re about to faint.” STOP Childhood Hunger: Share Your Lunch This Summer One in three students in Santa Clara (36.5%) and San Mateo (38%) counties [...]

11 04, 2013

A New Way to Help Us Feed Local Kids: Vote Every Day in April at www.shfb.org/VOTE

Special Blog Post By: Claire Wagner Food banks from across the country, including Second Harvest, have nominated programs to Feeding America and Walmart that focus on childhood hunger. The public has the opportunity to vote for their favorites on Facebook and the 40 food banks that receive the most number of votes will each receive [...]