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23 04, 2015

Kids: Authors Of Their Own Food Stories – Part 2

Special Blog Post by: Jessica Washburn, Writer and Food Educator In last month’s blog post, I wrote about my work with Second Harvest to facilitate a creative writing class for 5th and 6th graders at the nonprofit after school program, Redwood City Police Activities League. Completed in the fall of 2014, the class used writing [...]

2 04, 2015

March Social Media Roundup

“Social Media Round-Up” is an ‘ICYMI’ compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. Thanks for sharing this wonderful moment! #Repost @jennessy12 ・・・
Hero of the day was 10 year old Zach, wishing him a speedy recovery after his surgery on Tuesday! Oh and then there was [...]

23 03, 2015

Kids: Authors Of Their Own Food Stories – Part 1

Special Blog Post by: Jessica Washburn, Writer and Food Educator Over the past decade, I have taught kids of all ages cooking and witnessed repeatedly how students fall in love with simple, nourishing food when they make it themselves. If their hands have washed lettuce, chopped cucumbers and whisked a salad dressing, then they might [...]

1 03, 2015

February Social Media Roundup

"Social Media Roundup" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. One in Five U.S. Children Depends On Food Stamps, BLOGS.WSJ.COM "The findings are the latest evidence of how little America’s less-advantaged groups—children, but also young adults, the poor, minorities, the middle class—have [...]

20 02, 2015

2015 Hunger Action Summit Recap

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 [...]

1 02, 2015

January Social Media Roundup

"Social Media Roundup" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. 1/3: Beyond Holiday Giving: Three Things You Can Do to End Hunger in the U.S., HUFFINGTONPOST.COM How will you continue to fight hunger in our community after the holidays? 1/7: 1 Million [...]

4 09, 2014

August Social Media Roundup

"Social Media Round-Up" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. 8/3: These Twenty Young People Are Changing the Food System in Huge Ways, Food Tank Check out these innovative projects 8/5: What I Learned After Taking a Homeless Mother Grocery Shopping, Babble "Remembering [...]

3 08, 2014

July Social Media Roundup

"Social Media Round-Up" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. 7/1: 2014 Summer Meal Service Sites, California Department of Education Find locations in California where youth 18 and under can get a prepared meal or snack this summer. Children don't need to be [...]

8 12, 2013

CalFresh Outreach: How to Connect with Seniors

Our CalFresh team is out in the field, doing the crucial outreach necessary to find and help connect eligible participants to CalFresh/SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). Did you know that California ranks last among all states for SNAP participation? Less than half of those who are eligible in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties receive [...]

22 10, 2013

Let’s Get this Holiday Started

Special Blog Post By: Kayla Haley, Community Relations & Events Associate at Second Harvest Food Bank We hope you’re ready for the holidays, because here at Second Harvest we sure are! Last week we kicked off the 2013 Holiday Food and Fund Drive at our Cypress Center facility. This annual event thanks our holiday campaign [...]