Archive for: 2009,

Aptos Jr. High presents HUGE check to Grind Out Hunger

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Interesting story here, on my rounds this season I stopped in a school by the name of Aptos Jr. High…now I like to consider myself a pretty entertaining speaker and can work any crowd. In the case of AJH it felt like I bombed when I walked out of there. Fast forward a month,  I…



Grind Out Hunger Deck makes Santa Cruz Sentinel Holiday Gift Guide

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Grind Out Hunger is on a tear, with more press this year than ever, the Grind Out Hunger skate deck ($100 sale price and 100% of proceeds benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County) was featured in the Santa Cruz Sentinel 2009 Gift Guide. Below is the excerpt from the paper and the…



Grind Out Hunger, KDON 102.5 and Safeway on 41st Ave raise 2000lbs

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Grind Out Hunger slid into 41st Ave Safeway and teamed up with KDON 102.5 to make some Holiday Magic Happen. We packed 300 pre-made bags for Holiday dinners and we sold a bunch of them!! Almost 2000lbs raised in one evening, every little bit helps. Special Thanks to Safeway 41st Ave, KDON 102.5,  Zane, Cole,…



Grind Out Hunger inspires donate food birthday party celebration

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I know I have mentioned over and over how Grind Out Hunger is starting to branch out past its original intentions…I never thought I would see the day that good friends decided to pick up the challenge and combine their birthday parties, invite everyone they can think of and request “NO GIFTS” only food to…



Santa Cruz Sentinel Thanksgiving Day Article

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Capitola skateboarder Danny Keith helps the Second Harvest Food Bank collect food for the needy By ROMAIN FONSEGRIVES Posted: 11/26/2009 01:30:11 AM PST WATSONVILLE — Danny Keith felt a sense of accomplishment Wednesday as he watched 30 volunteers at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Watsonville sort through food about to be delivered to the hungry…



Schools can now Donate Online for Grind Out Hunger

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Second Harvest Food Bank of SantaCruz County has definitely pulled out all the stops for Grind Out Hunger 2009-2010. Now all schools can donate online and have it count towards their overall pounds per student Grind Out Hunger Holiday Food Drive. Go here DONATE ONLINE and help make a difference this holiday season. With over…



Grind Out Hunger at Twin Lakes Church on KION/KCBA TV

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The holiday season is definitely a magical time, people are thinking about family….where they are planning to travel…and what they are going to eat…this is where the last part gets tricky. Second Harvest Food Bank has a 2 million pound goal this year and frankly its one of the toughest years ever for our community.…



Grind Out Hunger holiday window Downtown Santa Cruz

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County gets to use the Louis Rittenhouse building Downtown Santa Cruz every year to promote the Holiday Food Drive. The difference this year is that Grind Out Hunger was invited to participate and build out a window…WOW…first off I have to mention how everyone is backing Grind Out…



Grind Out Hunger on KION/KCBA at Second Harvest Warehouse

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Second Harvest Holiday Food Drive media promotion at the newly renovated Watsonville facility was the perfect spot for Grind Out Hunger to continue its momentum. With over 50 schools participating in the 2009-2010 campaign, it is awesome to get the chance to have the media on site to promote our initiative. KION 46 and KCBA…