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2018 Public Policy Agenda

By |2018-09-14T21:11:08+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Advocacy, Legislation|

Second Harvest Food Bank has officially adopted the following positions on 2018 federal and state public policy issues to further our vision of a hunger-free community. Morgan Hill Library "Lunch [...]

Feeding America 2017 Advocacy Hall of Fame

By |2018-02-08T23:24:55+00:00February 8th, 2018|Advocacy|

We’re happy to share that we’ve been honored as a member of Feeding America’s 2017 Advocacy Hall of Fame! Forty two food banks across the country met the criteria which [...]

New study outlines long-term effects of food insecurity on children

By |2018-09-11T14:52:48+00:00August 21st, 2010|Advocacy, Child Nutrition Reauthorization, Childhood Hunger, food insecurity|

A new study demonstrates just how perilous the long-term effects of food insecurity are on children. Researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the University of Calgary performed the first long-term study on the effects of hunger on general health, tracking children from birth to 21 years.