/Tag:community partners
25 04, 2015

Local Hunger Fighters: Angela Waters

April 25th, 2015|

“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 [...]

3 04, 2015

School Pilot Program Empowers Families

April 3rd, 2015|

Special Blog Post by: Marc Baker, Grants Manager What if we wanted to build a program from the ground up, without any history or any assumptions? That’s the question we asked ourselves through the creation of our innovative School Pilot Program. Second Harvest has joined forces with Sacred Heart Nativity School and Martha’s Kitchen in [...]

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 [...]

21 12, 2014

The Real Safety Net for Our Community

December 21st, 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: Denise Boland, Employment and Benefits Director, Santa Clara County Social Services Agency How are you and the Santa Clara County Social Services Agency helping [...]

25 11, 2014

Nutritious Food is a Basic Need

November 25th, 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: Gail Jacobs, Church & Society Committee, Campbell United Methodist Church How is Campbell United Methodist Church helping Second Harvest and our community? Campbell United [...]

24 10, 2014

Realizing a Dream to Help Feed Our Neighbors

October 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: Jim Gallagher, Director of Reaching Out Cathedral of Faith food pantry How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? Reaching Out has been [...]

5 08, 2014

It’s Time for Our Community to Get Fresh!

August 5th, 2014|

Special blog post by: Madoka Gaspar, Nutrition Program Manager at Second Harvest In 2013, the California Department of Social Services awarded funding to the Santa Clara County Social Services Agency to work with Second Harvest Food Bank to provide nutrition education to CalFresh-eligible clients. The purpose of the grant is to encourage CalFresh clients to [...]

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 [...]

15 04, 2014

Doing More, Together

April 15th, 2014|

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 [...]

7 01, 2014

Site Volunteers Make Our Mission Possible

January 7th, 2014|

You might recall this fun fact from our previous blog post - last year, volunteers from every walk of life generously gave us 310,000 hours of support, which is equivalent to 149 full-time staff or $6.3 million! What’s even more surprising is that we have a huge volunteer support base outside the Food Bank walls. [...]