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4 09, 2017

Local Hunger Fighter- Marisela Aliki

September 4th, 2017|

September is Hunger Action Month and this month’s featured Local Hunger Fighter is Marisela Aliki, an Eligibility Worker with Santa Clara County. Marisela is part of a county program called Emergency Assistance Network (EAN), where a Food Connection Specialist from Second Harvest and an Eligibility Worker from Santa Clara County work in collaboration to help [...]

3 09, 2017

August Social Media Roundup

September 3rd, 2017|

“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. Hunger receded after the recession but not for older Americans, U.S. figures show, WASHINGTONPOST.COM “The proportion of people over 60 deemed to be "facing hunger" - based on their answers to a [...]

31 08, 2017

September is Hunger Action Month

August 31st, 2017|

September is Hunger Action Month – time for everyone in Silicon Valley to mobilize against local hunger. The local economy is booming, but many of our neighbors are having a hard time putting food on the table as the cost of housing skyrockets. Even those we depend on to make our community run can’t afford [...]

4 08, 2017

Summer Meals Spotlight – Kennelyn Celeste, The Big Lift’s Inspiring Summers Program

August 4th, 2017|

Special Blog Post By: Sue Kim, VISTA Coordinator of School Breakfast & Out-of-School Time Meals “Summer Meals Spotlight” is a short series that highlights the work of community partners providing free, nutritious meals to kids in the summer. Third grade reading proficiency is a well-established predictor of high school graduation and career success, yet 50 [...]

2 02, 2017

Feeding America 2016 Advocacy Hall of Fame

February 2nd, 2017|

Second Harvest Food Bank has been honored as a member of Feeding America’s 2016 Advocacy Hall of Fame. Nearly 40 food banks across the country met the criteria which included completing activities in five different challenge areas that show our efforts at the federal, state and local levels to inform and communicate with our elected officials and community members about hunger issues. […]

4 03, 2016

Feeding America 2015 Advocacy Hall of Fame

March 4th, 2016|

We’re excited to tell you that we’re one of nearly 40 food banks and state associations in the Feeding America Network that made it into its 2015 Advocacy Hall of Fame! To get this designation, we needed to meet 5 challenges and show how our advocacy efforts make an impact locally, at the state level, [...]

2 09, 2014

Help Us Raise Awareness During Hunger Action Month

September 2nd, 2014|

Here in America, there is more than enough food to feed every man, woman and child, yet 50 million people face hunger. In Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, more than 1 in 10 people receive food from Second Harvest Food Bank. Each and every one of us has a role to play in getting [...]

1 10, 2013

Hunger Action Month is Over: Now What?

October 1st, 2013|

First of all, we want to thank each and every one of you who participated in Hunger Action Month. People helped increase awareness of hunger issues in our community by wearing orange, volunteering at our warehouses, making online donations, sharing our content on Facebook and Twitter, downloading our “30 Ways in 30 Days” calendar, and [...]

30 08, 2013

30 Ways to Take Part in Hunger Action Month

August 30th, 2013|

Here in America, there is more than enough food to feed every man, woman and child, yet 50 million people face hunger. In Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, more than 1 in 10 people receive food from Second Harvest Food Bank. Each and every one of us has a role to play in getting [...]

10 09, 2009

Cheesecake Factory supports Hunger Action Month with special promotion

September 10th, 2009|

On September 30th, bring two cans of soup to any local Cheesecake Factory and, on top of your food donation, they will donate 10% of your check to the Food Bank.The Cheesecake Factory is a corporate partner of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month. During the month of September, Feeding America’s nationwide network of 205 food [...]