Harvest of Knowledge


Thank you for your interest in the 2016 Harvest of Knowledge Partner Conference. A wealth of information was presented, which can be found in the presentations below. Together, we can do more to improve our community by putting people first!

2016 Harvest of Knowledge Partner Conference Agenda


Congratulations to our 2016 award winners!

Putting People First Award
Ravenswood City School District
Health Trust - Jerry larson Food Basket

Outstanding Grocery Rescue Partner Award
Sacred Heart Community Service
Ecumenical Hunger Program

The Ultimate Food Connector Award
The Salvation Army - Silicon Valley
SparkPoint at Skyline College

McCown-Takalo Hunger Hero Award
AnnMarie Zimmerman, Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen
George Chippendale, Society of St. Vincent de Paul - St. Francis of Assisi




State of the Food Bank


Session I:


Cultural Competence: Serving People With Care

Videos from presentation:
"Where Are You From?"
"Jose to Joe: Who Gets a Job"

Work Your Networks for Funders and Donor Prospects

Building Capacity: Redefining Food Banking and Those You Serve

Yes to Squash on MyPlate!

Increase Your Reach: Use the Tools You Have to Help More People

Compassion Fatigue: Recognize and Manage the Symptoms in the Caregiving Environment


Session II:


Manage Volunteers: Sharing Best Practices

Choose the Right Individual Donor Fundraising Strategy

Healthy Food, Happy Clients: Healthy Food and Beverage Policy

Developing a Tailored Marketing Plan For Your Nonprofit

More Food through Grocery Rescue and Food Connection

Grocery Rescue
Food Connection

Combat Compassion Fatigue: The Healing Path to Wellness