22 02, 2017

Q&A with Cat Cvengros

We sat down with Cat Cvengros, our new vice president of development and marketing at Second Harvest Food Bank, to learn more about her. Cat’s most recent position was chief development officer at Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) in Santa Rosa. In addition to being a highly skilled fund developer, she is passionate about our mission to create a hunger-free community. Q: Tell me a little bit about your professional life. I served in the Peace Corps as a community health educator […]

15 04, 2014

Doing More, Together

Special Blog Post By: Kayla Haley, Community Relations & Events Associate at Second Harvest Food Bank Our partners play a vital role in distributing food to community members in need. Every year we bring this network together for a day of learning and networking. It is an opportunity for them to connect with each other [...]

21 08, 2013

How to Organize a Fundraiser: 5 Easy Steps

Special Blog Post By: Denise Chase Denise Chase recently hosted a successful fundraiser at her home in Belmont and is sharing her tips on how you can organize one too. She is currently employed by TE Connectivity in Menlo Park and has 2 sons in college (one just returned in July from 5 years in [...]

20 01, 2010

Our own Cindy McCown nominated for a CFPA Stampy Award – Vote today!

Nominations for the 11th Annual Stampy Awards from across the state honor the efforts of individuals working to improve the Food Stamp Program in California. This year, our very own Cindy McCown has been nominated, along with Jim Beall, our hunger-fighting champion in the California State Assembly!Vote Now through January 31, 2010.We at Second Harvest [...]

21 10, 2008

Hunger a Rising Concern Among Americans as Economy Falters

Public Wants Issue Discussed in Campaign; Recent Polling Shows Need for Political Leadership on Hunger and PovertyAmerican families are increasingly worried about being able to afford enough food for their families and a substantial majority believes eliminating hunger should be a priority of the federal government and the next administration, according to a new review [...]