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3 01, 2018

December Social Media Roundup

January 3rd, 2018|

"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. U.S. Sees Reading Scores Drop, Is Bypassed by 3 Nations, MERCURYNEWS.COM "One-quarter of students arrived at school hungry every day, and scored on average 32 points lower than those who are well [...]

12 12, 2017

1 in 4 at Risk for Hunger in Silicon Valley

December 12th, 2017|

Special Blog Post By: Ellen Coppins, Market Research Analyst Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties has released results of its Food Insecurity Study for Silicon Valley revealing that hunger is far more pervasive in Silicon Valley than previous studies have shown – 1 in 4 people in Santa Clara and [...]

6 12, 2017

When Housing is ‘On the Table’ in Silicon Valley

December 6th, 2017|

On November 15, 2017, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation sponsored “On the Table Silicon Valley,” a one-day event bringing thousands of local people throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties to eat and talk about our region's housing challenges and possible solutions. According to SVCF, more than 700 hosts led conversations with over 6,000 participants. [...]

3 01, 2017

December Social Media Roundup

January 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. U.S. Cities with the Fastest-Growing Economies, FORBES.COM “The fastest growing economy among large U.S. cities, by the numbers, is San Jose, California, which saw its GRP surge 43.6% between 2010 and 2015.” Eligible Immigrants Aren’t Applying for Food Stamp Benefits, TAKEPART.COM […]

1 11, 2015

October Social Media Roundup

November 1st, 2015|

"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. No Time to Waste, USNEWS.COM “American hunger stems from issues of waste, impaired access and inequality – not a shortage of food.” Bay Area Commuting Nightmares: Jobs in City, Affordable Homes in [...]

22 09, 2015

Meet Stan Travis

September 22nd, 2015|

Special Blog Post By: Stan, Volunteer and Client Stan has been a dedicated volunteer for Second Harvest since 2006. He’s also a client, father of seven, grandfather, and a tireless community volunteer. I was working as a civil engineer on the East Coast and severely injured my back on the job. Soon after, my company [...]

10 06, 2015

Protecting Kids From Hunger: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

June 10th, 2015|

Special Blog Post By: Dr. Rhea Boyd, Pediatrician, Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Children's Hospital Oakland Dr. Rhea Boyd is a pediatrician who works at Palo Alto Medical Foundation’s urgent care, as well as at Children’s Hospital Oakland’s teen clinic. She spoke to us about the impact that hunger has on children, and how local [...]

2 04, 2015

March Social Media Roundup

April 2nd, 2015|

“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 [...]

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 [...]