Stories

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

Farewell, Sally Petersen!

Our very own Sally Petersen, Chief Financial Officer and long-time Second Harvest supporter, retired at the end of June 2019. “My work at the food bank is the capstone [...]

Farewell, Sally Petersen!2021-10-29T14:36:52-07:00

Hacking Food Justice

On Saturday, May 18, a few of us from Second Harvest’s digital marketing team attended Replate’s – and our first – hackathon at General Assembly [...]

Hacking Food Justice2021-07-09T09:27:20-07:00

2019 Harvest of Knowledge Recap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xM8FKCqTulI&yt%3Acc=on On Friday, May 3, Second Harvest hosted its 2019 Harvest of Knowledge Partner Conference at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood City. The event was a success with [...]

2019 Harvest of Knowledge Recap2021-10-29T14:44:58-07:00

Ray’s Story: Why Healthy Food Matters

Ray hopes to counsel people who have experienced trauma in their lives, but right now he is trying to get an education in one of the most expensive places [...]

Ray’s Story: Why Healthy Food Matters2021-10-13T15:03:06-07:00

The Spartan Food Pantry’s Grand Opening

On Friday, April 19, we celebrated the San Jose State University’s (SJSU) Spartan Food Pantry with our partner ServiceNow. SJSU alumni like Matt and Lauren have shown how students [...]

The Spartan Food Pantry’s Grand Opening2021-07-09T09:55:46-07:00

Benjamin’s Story: A Student Champion

Your Support for the Kids Too many college students see their futures jeopardized because they struggle to get the nutritious food they need to perform in class and pursue [...]

Benjamin’s Story: A Student Champion2021-10-13T15:14:36-07:00