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26 02, 2018

Ride Along with Ronson, Second Harvest Food Bank Driver

February 26th, 2018|

We decided to join one of our drivers, Ronson, on a ride along! It was an early morning: Ronson typically starts at 5.30 am to start loading his truck with all the food to be distributed on that day. Our truck is ready to distribute lots of food in our community! On that day, we [...]

24 02, 2018

Valentine’s Day is for #FoodBankLove : An Employee Family Harvest Distribution Recap

February 24th, 2018|

To continue the employee volunteer tradition that began a few years ago and in order to share some #FoodBankLove on Valentine's Day, Second Harvest Food Bank employees from all departments and functions volunteered and helped distribute 17, 274 pounds of food at the Campbell United Methodist Church. Food Distribution at this site happens once a month. [...]

22 01, 2018

Pilot Program: Wellness Pantries

January 22nd, 2018|

Special Blog Post By: Mark Kokoletsos, Partnership Manager, Second Harvest Food Bank. On Tuesday, December 5, Second Harvest, in partnership with the Fair Oaks Health Center and Sequoia Healthcare District, held the grand opening of a new Wellness Pantry in San Mateo County at The Salvation Army - Redwood City. The Wellness Pantry is geared [...]

28 09, 2017

Local Hunger Fighter- Rita Torres

September 28th, 2017|

Regional Program Manager, Lori Mathis, recently interviewed Rita Torres about her work as a volunteer. Rita has been a volunteer with Second Harvest Food Bank since 2011 and has shown a huge commitment to her neighborhood and the families the Food Bank serves. Coordinating the volunteers at her site is a tremendous amount of work [...]

4 02, 2017

On the Front Lines: Fighting Senior Hunger

February 4th, 2017|

It was early on a chilly Tuesday morning when I visited Trinity Church of Sunnyvale. The sun wasn’t even up yet but there were people hard at work unpacking food that was just delivered from a Second Harvest Food Bank truck. This morning’s bounty included rice, bread, eggs, and lots of fresh produce including zucchini, carrots, celery, pears, apples and oranges. The volunteers set up tables and then organized the food so that heavier, sturdier items were first and the fragile, more easily crushed items were at the end of the line. […]