Impact

Chickens and Turkeys for the Holidays

Our warehouses buzz with activity this time of year. The beeping of tractor trailer trucks coming and going, the zoom of forklifts moving pallets of food and the voices of [...]

Chickens and Turkeys for the Holidays2021-11-22T19:59:13-08:00

Recap: 2019 Make Hunger History Awards

On Thursday, March 21, we hosted the 2019 Make Hunger History Awards at our Cypress Center. The event recognized our amazing fundraiser and food drive coordinators for their hard [...]

Recap: 2019 Make Hunger History Awards2021-10-29T14:39:12-07:00

Our Response to the Government Shutdown

A sense of urgency characterized the last weeks of January, for our commitment to ensuring access to healthy food necessitated a quick response during the government shutdown. Media coverage [...]

Our Response to the Government Shutdown2021-07-09T11:49:50-07:00

Hunger Research in 2018

By Ellen Coppins, Senior Communications Manager Hunger is a complex topic, but a variety of reports and articles released in 2018 can help us better understand why so many [...]

Hunger Research in 20182021-10-13T15:33:21-07:00

Starbucks FoodShare Update

As you may already know, our innovative collaboration with Starbucks and Feeding America on the FoodShare programĀ is providing wholesome, ready-to-eat meals to our most vulnerable residents. Launched in June, [...]

Starbucks FoodShare Update2021-07-09T09:34:17-07:00

Summer Spotlight: The Big Lift Inspiring Summers Program

Special Blog Post By: Zia MacWilliams, Manager of Federal Children's Nutrition Programs A Big Lift site in San Mateo County The Summer Meals Program, a federally funded initiative providing free, [...]

Summer Spotlight: The Big Lift Inspiring Summers Program2021-07-09T09:24:27-07:00

Food Sharing Lab: Focusing on Abundance and Inclusion

Taking a page from the Silicon Valley playbook, Second Harvest is investing in innovation and utilizing design thinking to include clients in creating innovative solutions to solve for hunger [...]

Food Sharing Lab: Focusing on Abundance and Inclusion2021-10-13T15:30:39-07:00

Grocery Rescue Spotlight- Target Power Outage

Last week the Food Bank rescued 6,294 pounds of perishable food from a Target store in San Jose that experienced a power outage. Due to our Grocery Rescue relationship with [...]

Grocery Rescue Spotlight- Target Power Outage2021-07-09T09:28:24-07:00