Archive for: February, 2012

1st place in CCSSS Round 3? Yup…300 Lbs of food donated? Yeah, Marissa got that too.

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This past weekend was a big one for Marissa Hushaw. Saturday she competed as the Wild Card in the Andy Finch Invitational at China Peak Mountain Resort. It was an all age event and she held her own. When it comes to competetive sports competing against athletes that are better than you only makes you…



Body Glove Surfers Supporting Efforts of Grind Out Hunger

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The Body Glove Surf Team is currently on a California meet and greet tour. One of their stops happened to be the Santa Cruz Skate and Surf Shop, birthplace of Grind Out Hunger…. Team members, Jamie O’Brien, Anthony Walsh, Jamie O’Brien, Cheyne Magnusson, Nate Yeomans, and Alex Gray arrived at the shop around 7pm. We chatted with the guys,…



Rad Wednesday and A Visit From China Peak

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Ok lets start this blog post off right…Why was Wednesday Rad you ask? MARISSA PASSED THE $2000 MARK ON HER DONATION METER.  Yeah, that means 6,000 pounds of food. 8,000 meals. Thank you to all of the people that have supported her and donated to her campaign. Sooooo much happened yesterday. We finalized the “Marissa…



“Like” Marissa Hushaw’s NEW Facebook Fan Page!

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We havent posted a blog since Marissa’s Birthday! Wow… well, one of our agreements with Marissa was that once she turned 15 we would help her create her very own Facebook Fan Page. That time has come, and her page is already blowing up!!! Why “like” Marissa’s fan page? Well, let us tell you… On…



SPINFARM + Whiplash Benefit Show at Santa Cruz Skate and Surf Shop

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Adam Stafford of SPINFARM contacted Grind Out Hunger several months ago eager to put on a benefit show. We told him that when an opportunity popped up we would be sure to get them a show… well OPPORTUNITY HAS ARRIVED. On March 10th head on over to Santa Cruz Skate and Surf Shop to rock…



HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARISSA!

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First off, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARISSA! Now that snow has been falling so much has been going in in the world of Hunger Fighter, Marissa Hushaw. This past weekend Marissa went up to China Peak to compete in Round 2 of CCSSS. She took 1st place in heats 1 and 2 BoarderX with a 2nd place…



Blue Weekend Benefit Show Raises 300 Pounds!

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This past Sunday local band, Blue Weekend played a benefit show for Grind Out Hunger at the Santa Cruz Skate and Surf Shop. The show began at about 7pm and the played a 45 minute set. They played a bunch of original songs as well as covers by bands such as Green Day and Social…



Marissa Hushaw’s Birthday Wish…

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Anyone know what February 14th is!? Yes, Valentines Day, but it’s also Marissa Hushaw’s 15th Birthday!!! We sat down and talked with her for a bit asking her what she’s wanting for her birthday. She responded by saying that she wanted to use her birthday as a day to raise food for kids in need.…



Ocean Alternative Visits The Food Bank!

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Hey look! The sun is out! What an awesome day to visit Second Harvest Food Bank and take a tour! 🙂 Thats exactly what a group of kids at Ocean Alternative decided to do today. About 11 kids showed up at 10:30am, eager for a tour of the facility and to learn more about Grind…



Grind Out Hunger visits GOOGLE Headquarters!

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We got a call on Wednesday from our good friend, Jason Strubing, owner of SkateWorks asking us if we wanted to do a Skate Jam/demo with him at Google headquarters that Friday. Hmmmm…2 days to get a Skate Jam together? For Grind Out Hunger? And Google!? …BRING IT ON. We called up a couple of…