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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 [...]

31 07, 2017

Local Hunger Fighter: Ariel Tinajero and Volunteers at the Menlo Park Senior Center

July 31st, 2017|

Local Hunger Fighter: Ariel Tinajero, Recreation Program Assistant, on behalf of all volunteers at the Menlo Park Senior Center Ariel Tinajero is the Recreation Program Assistant at the Menlo Park Senior Center. Ariel and a whole team of dedicated volunteers manage a Brown Bag distribution of monthly groceries for senior citizens in need. Along with [...]

2 07, 2017

Local Hunger Fighter: Jackie Garcia

July 2nd, 2017|

“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 Fighter: Jackie Garcia, Front Office Manager, Ecumenical Hunger Project […]

2 06, 2017

Local Hunger Fighter: Keys School H.E.L.P. Club

June 2nd, 2017|

“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 Fighter: Keys School H.E.L.P. Club in Palo Alto, California The Keys School H.E.L.P. (Helping Everyone Live Prosperously) Club donates the produce from their school garden to Second Harvest Food Bank! How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? We are helping Second Harvest and our community by growing, from seed, and harvesting fresh produce for the one purpose of donation. – Illiana and Anna […]

4 04, 2017

Local Hunger Fighters: Alfonso Mendez

April 4th, 2017|

“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 Fighter: Alfonso Mendez, Operations Manager, Santa Maria Urban Ministry Alfonso has served as Operations Manager for Santa Maria’s Food Pantry, clothes closet, and educational programs since 2010. According to our Community Partnerships team, when Alfonso sees an additional need, he takes the steps to meet it. He recently came to the Food Bank to propose a new satellite food distribution site at St. Francis Episcopal Church. […]

28 02, 2017

Local Hunger Fighters: Marie Kung

February 28th, 2017|

“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 Fighter: Marie Kung, Food Connection Specialist, Second Harvest Food Bank Food Connection Field Manager Nicole Martinez hadthis to say about Marie Kung: “She is a valuable asset to the Food Connection team. She is our go-to person for Chinese translations for the entire department. Marie is smart, level headed and dedicated to our mission. She is helping us reach so many more people […]

31 10, 2016

Local Hunger Fighters: Nu Knickerbocker

October 31st, 2016|

“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 Fighter: Nu Knickerbocker, Front Desk Receptionist, Salvation Army in San Jose How are you helping Second Harvest Food Bank and our community? Here at the Salvation Army, we are trying to help our community by teaming up with workers from Second Harvest to […]

4 10, 2016

Local Hunger Fighters: Donna Duval

October 4th, 2016|

“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 Fighter: Donna Duval, Programs & Services Volunteer How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? I am helping Second Harvest and our community by volunteering at the Curtner Center in San Jose for almost two years, using my clerical […]

4 09, 2016

Local Hunger Fighters: Carolyn Alexander

September 4th, 2016|

“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 Fighter: Carolyn Alexander, Director of Operations, Sunnyvale Community Services How are you helping Second Harvest and our community? I’m pushing our agency to reduce barriers and make food access […]

29 05, 2016

Local Hunger Fighters: Julie Hosfeldt

May 29th, 2016|

"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 Fighter: Julie Hosfeldt, WIC Staff Member Here's a note from our Food Connection staff: "Julie has been a fabulous partner to us; we go to [...]