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September is Hunger Action Month – it’s time to mobilize and beet hunger together. Hunger is a serious problem in our community. The cost of housing in Silicon Valley has spiraled out of control [...]


Advocating for Our Clients at the Nation’s Capital

By Tracy Weatherby, VP of Community Engagement & Policy Each year, Feeding America (the nation’s food bank network) and the Food Research Action Center organize the Anti-Hunger Conference in [...]

Advocating for Our Clients at the Nation’s Capital2019-12-10T21:24:02-08:00

Recap: 2019 Legislative Roundtables

Last month, we hosted two legislative roundtables, one at our Bing center and one at our Cypress center. Representatives from all different levels of government – local, state and [...]

Recap: 2019 Legislative Roundtables2019-12-10T21:28:05-08:00

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 Agenda2019-12-10T21:33:43-08:00

All Are Welcome

A man hears laughter rising from a neighbor's yard. Vibrant heads of cabbage peak out of brown boxes, and jugs of milk swing in small hands to the rhythm [...]

All Are Welcome2019-12-10T21:55:50-08:00

2018 Public Policy Agenda

Second Harvest 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 at the [...]

2018 Public Policy Agenda2018-09-14T21:11:08-07:00

Cindy McCown Leaves a Legacy of Food and Friends

Special post by Caitlin Kerk, Second Harvest supporter and consultant I knew of Cindy McCown long before I ever worked at Second Harvest. She has been the go-to person when [...]

Cindy McCown Leaves a Legacy of Food and Friends2018-07-02T17:22:44-07:00

A Visit to the Capitol: 2018 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

Special Blog Post By: Zia MacWilliams, Manager of Federal Children’s Nutrition Programs In February, Second Harvest supported my Community Engagement and Policy (CEP) team's attendance at the National Anti-Hunger Policy [...]

A Visit to the Capitol: 2018 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference2018-04-02T15:52:09-07:00

Feeding America 2017 Advocacy Hall of Fame

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 [...]

Feeding America 2017 Advocacy Hall of Fame2018-02-08T23:24:55-08:00
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