/Tag:Food Stamps
1 03, 2015

February Social Media Roundup

March 1st, 2015|

"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

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 [...]

18 02, 2015

My Personal Experience With Hunger

February 18th, 2015|

Special Blog Post by: Suzanne Liu, Second Harvest board member My experience with hunger is a personal one. Two months after my younger brother was born, he got sick. What doctors diagnosed as a common cold was meningitis, and days later my brother passed away. In his grief, my father became addicted to drugs. We [...]

1 02, 2015

January Social Media Roundup

February 1st, 2015|

"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 [...]

5 01, 2015

December Social Media Roundup

January 5th, 2015|

"Social Media Roundup" is an ‘ICYMI’ compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. 12/3: Hunger in Silicon Valley: Study shows families make heartbreaking choices, MERCURYNEWS.COM "Nearly half of those we serve have had to choose between education and food... [It's] a terrible choice to have [...]

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 [...]

3 12, 2014

November Social Media Roundup

December 3rd, 2014|

"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. 11/4: Struggling in the Shadow of Silicon Valley Wealth, USATODAY.COM "Throughout Silicon Valley, fences and roads divide the rich from poor, the powerful from the powerless." 11/9: My Wages Are Too High [...]

5 11, 2014

October Social Media Roundup

November 5th, 2014|

"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. 10/1: Americans Throw Out More Food Than Paper, Plastic, Metal, and Glass, WASHINGTONPOST.COM The title of this article is a bit mindblowing 10/3: Super Hacks: How to Make Healthy Food Even Healthier, [...]

2 10, 2014

September Social Media Roundup

October 2nd, 2014|

"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. 9/2: Guess who’s celebrating a 40th Anniversary? Every week during the month of September, we will be celebrating milestones from each decade. In this video, Deborah McGraw, our Donor Services Specialist, tells [...]

3 08, 2014

July Social Media Roundup

August 3rd, 2014|

"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 [...]