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2 02, 2017

Feeding America 2016 Advocacy Hall of Fame

Second Harvest Food Bank has been honored as a member of Feeding America’s 2016 Advocacy Hall of Fame. Nearly 40 food banks across the country met the criteria which included completing activities in five different challenge areas that show our efforts at the federal, state and local levels to inform and communicate with our elected officials and community members about hunger issues. […]

2 09, 2014

Help Us Raise Awareness During Hunger Action Month

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 [...]

1 03, 2014

National Nutrition Month Photo Challenge

Special Blog Post By: Maria Niles, Local Blogger My friend Marcia Silva at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties invited me to take part in Feeding America's Photo-a-Day Challenge for March which is National Nutrition Month®. Hunger is one of the key areas in which I focus my charitable [...]

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 [...]