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2 03, 2017

Health Ambassadors Make Nutritious Eating Easy

March is National Nutrition Month so we are taking a closer look at some of the volunteers who help our clients eat right. While the Food Bank provides an abundance of healthy options, we also want to ensure clients understand the basics of nutrition and know how to use the produce we offer to maximize their health. We have a team of nutritionists on staff, butwith food distributions occurring at over 850 sites in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, they can’t do it alone. To reach more people with their important […]

27 01, 2015

Teaching Healthy Habits

Special Blog Post by: Susan, Second Harvest Volunteer Health Ambassador Susan has been a volunteer with Second Harvest’s Health Ambassador program since last September. She is a wife and mother of three, a former electrical technician, and soon-to-be graduate with a B.A. in nutrition, and an emphasis on education. I'm a San Jose native and [...]

1 08, 2014

Teaching Families About Healthy Food Choices

"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: Bao-Chau Le, Volunteer Health Ambassador How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? I live in the Bay Area and after some research, [...]

31 01, 2012

Second Harvest Welcomes New Health Ambassadors

Last Friday, after our staff nutritionists provided extensive nutrition education and food safety training, we inducted our second class of Health Ambassadors. This program was created and piloted in 2011 as a way to augment Second Harvest's existing nutrition outreach efforts.