Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is not accepting walk-in, community food donations at this time, including food drives. This policy allows us to continue operating at the highest level of efficiency possible in order to keep up with demand. You can still help fill our virtual barrel with much needed protein, dairy and more. learn more

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Power Outage Update

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is not affected by the current power outage and will continue to distribute food throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties as normal. We [...]

Power Outage Update2021-07-09T11:24:16-07:00

Memories of Going Hungry Never Go Away

Special Blog Post By Caitlin Kerk Alys Milner’s earliest memory of food insecurity is when she was 9 years old and there was no food in the house. “It [...]

Memories of Going Hungry Never Go Away2021-10-13T15:21:43-07:00

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Free, healthy summer meals are available for all kids and teens under 18. To find locations near you, text “FOOD” to 877-877. There are over 130 schools, libraries, parks [...]

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens2021-07-09T11:34:45-07:00

Nutrition in Action: Tasty Black Bean Salad Recipe

Written by: Alex Navarro, Nutrition Education Manager Here at Second Harvest, we pride ourselves with providing a balanced mix of nutritious foods to encourage our clients to create their [...]

Nutrition in Action: Tasty Black Bean Salad Recipe2019-12-10T21:23:03-08:00

Nutrition in Action: Hey There, Fennel

In the past month, we've seen fennel at many of our food distributions. Most of our members are unfamiliar with it, so our food demos have been very successful [...]

Nutrition in Action: Hey There, Fennel2019-12-10T21:24:32-08:00

2019 Policy Agenda

Second Harvest believes that access to healthy food is a human right and that food is foundational to economic stability and health. As bills are introduced, we will offer [...]

2019 Policy Agenda2021-07-09T09:53:16-07:00