Stories

For the Kids: Feed Kids, Nourish Lives

For the last two years, Faviola, Carlos and their three kids – 9-year-old Alex, 7-year-old Bruce and 3-year-old Destiny – have been homeless. Right now they are living in temporary [...]

For the Kids: Feed Kids, Nourish Lives2021-10-08T11:16:04-07:00

Applied Materials Helping Hands Day 2018 Recap

Last December, 300 Applied Materials employees and their families spent a Saturday morning at Second Harvest for their 23rd annual “Helping Hands Day.” They packed an incredible 6,000 boxes [...]

Applied Materials Helping Hands Day 2018 Recap2021-10-29T14:39:12-07:00

Why We <3 Our Community

Our Food Connection Team Wishes a Happy Valentine's to Everyone! Happy Valentine's from all of us at the food bank! This month, we've asked a few of our staff [...]

Why We <3 Our Community2021-07-09T11:39:09-07:00

Staff Spotlight: What Is the Face of Hunger?

Second Harvest supporters greet the faces of our clients on donation barrels, letters and flat screen televisions. This past holiday season, we introduced the idea that “the face of [...]

Staff Spotlight: What Is the Face of Hunger?2021-07-09T11:39:17-07:00

Mission: Possible – Turkey Trot

Special Blog Post by Diane Tye Zapata, Director of Volunteer Services “Mission: Possible” focuses on our volunteers, without whom our mission of creating a hunger-free community would be impossible!  [...]

Mission: Possible – Turkey Trot2021-07-09T11:41:29-07:00

Evergreen Valley College Pantry Opens

Hardworking students face choices between buying food and books. On December 13th, Second Harvest and Evergreen Valley College (EVC) celebrated the opening of the Hawk Spot Food Pantry, a [...]

Evergreen Valley College Pantry Opens2021-07-09T10:16:19-07:00

2018 Best Nine

It was quite a year for us on social media!  Here's a review of our 2018 Best Stories shared on Facebook*: Best Inspirational Moment: Brendan's Visit Best Message: All [...]

2018 Best Nine2021-07-09T11:25:26-07:00

150 Turkeys, 500 Pounds of Potatoes, and Thanksgiving at Cityteam

Holiday meals provide emotional and physical nourishment for our clients. Chef Reynolds Stewart of Cityteam San Jose, a faith-based non-profit providing food, shelter and transformational programs, credits quality ingredients [...]

150 Turkeys, 500 Pounds of Potatoes, and Thanksgiving at Cityteam2021-10-29T14:45:58-07:00