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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. […]