Hunger exists right here in the Bay Area, not just in other parts of the world. Second Harvest Food Bank has been actively fighting the war on hunger since 1974. We believe that hunger can be addressed through community involvement and education. Use the following links to help you understand the causes of hunger and its effect on individuals and families.
Reading List - sorted by age appropriateness
Hunger 101 - curriculum for K-12 instructors
Healthy Kids Resource Center: provides general information on topics surrounding children's health issues.
Planetree Health Resource Center, a community health and medical library located in Los Gatos. It is free and open to the public.
Kids Can Make a Difference: an educational program focusing on the causes of hunger and how students can help. A teacher's guide and website can be accessed through this site
A ready-to-use, 6-unit social studies curriculum geared toward high-school youth and designed to enable educators to easily integrate social content materials into their classes.