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5 01, 2015

December 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. 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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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 [...]

7 07, 2014

June 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. 6/8: 6 Ways to Get More Nutrition from Everyday Foods, Care2 This Care2 article will make you think twice about peeling the skin off of that potato. 6/10: Growth Has Been Good for [...]

3 05, 2014

April 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. 4/1: Why I Lie to the Food Pantry, The Huffington Post "...there is no check box for 'barely making it even though we're working.'" Thank you, Trisha, for sharing your story 4/5: [...]

25 03, 2014

Keeping an Ear to the Ground

“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: Martín Huici at Second Harvest Food Bank What is your role at Second Harvest? I am the CalFresh Outreach Coordinator at Second Harvest. I [...]

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 [...]