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3 03, 2016

February Social Media Roundup

"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. Food Stamps Still Feed More than 45 Million Americans, Despite Economic Recovery, MSN.COM "'I’ve lost my savings. All the things you count on for your future, they’re gone. But I’m grateful to [...]

3 02, 2016

January Social Media Roundup

"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. In Defense of Food Stamps: Why The White House Sings SNAP’s Praises, NPR.ORG "The CEA report finds SNAP is best at doing what it's intended to do: keep people from going hungry. [...]

5 01, 2016

December Social Media Roundup

"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. New Census Data: Bay Area Grappling with Poverty, Housing Costs, MERCURYNEWS.COM "...for many residents in the heart of Silicon Valley, the good times didn't exactly roll. The poverty rate in Santa Clara [...]

1 12, 2015

November Social Media Roundup

"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. Study: Food Stamps Do Much More to Fight Poverty Than We Thought, VOX.COM "A new study suggests that programs like food stamps and housing vouchers cut poverty by almost twice as much [...]

3 10, 2015

September Social Media Roundup

"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. East Palo Alto: Life on the Other Side of Silicon Valley’s Tracks, CNET.COM "Eighteen percent of East Palo Alto residents live below the poverty line and the average yearly income per person [...]

1 09, 2015

August Social Media Roundup

"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. 6 Welfare Myths We All Need to Stop Believing, MASHABLE.COM "These stereotypes simply aren't true. We need to dispel the myths surrounding government benefits so we can truly understand the value of [...]

27 07, 2015

Local Hunger Fighters: Second Harvest Food Bank Outreach Team

“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. In this special edition of our “Local Hunger Fighters” series, we're featuring three members of our Food Connection Hotline and Field staff. Second Harvest Food Bank has [...]

6 07, 2015

June Social Media Roundup

"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. Asking for Help at 80 – America’s New Faces of Hunger, PBS.ORG "In 2013, the last year for which data is available, 15.5 percent of America’s seniors — roughly 9.6 million people [...]

1 06, 2015

May Social Media Roundup

"Social Media Roundup" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. Dave Goldberg, Head of Web Survey Company and Half of a Silicon Valley Power Couple, Dies at 47, NYTIMES.COM We were heartbroken to learn Dave Goldberg, a big supporter of our work [...]

2 05, 2015

April Social Media Roundup

"Social Media Roundup" is an 'ICYMI' compilation of the top hunger-related news articles and other interesting tidbits posted on our social media profiles. Long Commute to Silicon Valley Increasingly the Norm for Many, KQED.ORG "'One tech job creates approximately five service jobs,' said Candace Gonzalez, executive director of the Palo Alto Housing Corp. 'The pace [...]