/Tag:community partners
1 03, 2016

Local Hunger Fighters: Monica Barrera-Ruelas

"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: Monica Barrera-Ruelas, Eligibility Worker, Santa Clara County Social Services Agency How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? As an Eligibility Worker for [...]

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, [...]

4 02, 2016

Local Hunger Fighters: Gloria and Charles Ford

"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: Gloria and Charles Ford, Friendship Church of God in Christ How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? We strongly believe in our [...]

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 [...]

2 09, 2015

Local Hunger Fighters: Silvia Montaño and Jesus Calderón

"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: Silvia Montaño and Jesus Calderón How are you helping Second Harvest Food Bank and our community? Every month we get together at the Franklin [...]

22 08, 2015

Food Pharmacies and Healthy Food Prescriptions

Food is medicine. It provides the nutrients we all need to stay healthy. That’s why we're partnering with healthcare providers to ensure that everyone has access to the nutritious food they need to thrive. We are working with our longtime partner Samaritan House, located in San Mateo County, on an exciting new "food pharmacy" pilot. [...]

10 06, 2015

Protecting Kids From Hunger: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

Special Blog Post By: Dr. Rhea Boyd, Pediatrician, Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Children's Hospital Oakland Dr. Rhea Boyd is a pediatrician who works at Palo Alto Medical Foundation’s urgent care, as well as at Children’s Hospital Oakland’s teen clinic. She spoke to us about the impact that hunger has on children, and how local [...]

29 05, 2015

Local Hunger Fighters: David Cox and Vicky Martin

"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: David Cox, Executive Director, and Vicky Martin, Pantry Coordinator, St. Joseph's Family Center How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? St Joseph’s [...]

27 05, 2015

From Second Harvest to Second Home

Special Blog Post By: Pat Bohm, Executive Director of the Daly City Partnership and Our Second Home From parenting classes to kindergarten preparedness, Our Second Home Early Childhood Development Center offers holistic services to young children and their families. Pat Bohm, the Executive Director of both the Daly City Partnership and Our Second Home, blogs [...]

25 04, 2015

Local Hunger Fighters: Angela Waters

“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 [...]