Archive for: November, 2009

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…



Grind Out Hunger featured on KION 46 and Telemundo 23

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Things just keep getting better everyday for Grind Out Hunger. I get a call from Bridgette Ortiz of KION 46 and Telemundo 23 early Tuesday and she is in Santa Cruz and wants to interview at the Santa Cruz Skate and Surf Shop…don’t have to ask me twice. I jam over and setup the area…



Grind Out Hunger week long whirlwind tour of schools

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Grind Out Hunger has been on a tear since the Holiday Kickoff Luncheon reaching out to schools that have not participated in the Holiday Food Drives in years past. First Stop was Aptos Jr. High where the 7th and 8th graders were in a challenge to see who could raise the most pounds per student…