Archive for: December, 2012

Happy New Year looking back on 2012 and forward for 2013

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Message from founder Danny Keith: What an amazing year Grind Out Hunger just had. This time last year we embarked on a plan to bring awareness and advocacy to the issue of children going hungry in Santa Cruz County in 2012. We felt if we could create a movement in one county with one goal…



Real Basketball, Real Stars, Real Hunger Fighters and Santa Cruz Warriors

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There is an energy that can only be described as an awakening to family fun with a mission. This is how the Kaiser Permanente Arena felt on the way to the Grind Out Hunger section overlooking the Plantronics logo on the Santa Cruz Warriors basketball court. The people that buy Grind Out Hunger seats help…



Santa Cruz Warriors opening game and official #HUNGERWARRIORS

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Tomorrow at 5pm the tip off at Kaiser Permanente Arena will happen and Santa Cruz County will have it’s first ever professional team. Grind Out Hunger is so stoked to be partnering with the Santa Cruz Warriors as #HUNGERWARRIORS and their goal of $20,000. (DONATE TO THE SANTA CRUZ WARRIORS CAMPAIGN HERE) The sold out first…



Merry Christmas from Chris Rene and Grind Out Hunger

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As we fast approach the Holidays, you have to ask yourself…what kind of community do I want to live in? How can I make a difference? Donate to Chris Rene campaign HERE All of us at Grind Out Hunger are willing to put it all on the line as our hunger fighters keep creating opportunity…



GTv show with Chris Rene and Grind Out Hunger founder Danny Keith

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Check out the inaugural GTv the Goodtimes Weekly show hosted by editor Greg Archer and co-hosted by Kim Luke with special guests Chris Rene and Grind Out Hunger founder Danny Keith recorded the same day The Train to Christmas Town happened. Saturday was an amazing day with Santa Cruz Sentinel coverage, Santa Cruz Patch coverage, Chris Rene fans…



Meet Santa Cruz Warriors mascot Mav’Riks the Sea Turtle This Friday at the Capitola Mall!!!

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Alright everyone, we have a real treat for you all. This Friday at the Second Harvest Food Bank Store in the Capitola Mall you and the family have the chance to personally meet Mav’Ricks, the Santa Cruz Warriors mascot! Bring the kids, snap some photos, and donate for your chance to win Santa Cruz Warriors…



Christmas comes early with 500 free skateboards from Skate Church

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Our partnership with Santa Cruz Hope/Skate Church has grown considerably over the last year. What started as a back room with one half pipe and 20 kids has grown to become a movement with almost 100 kids coming in to skate the new Grind Out Hunger Headquarters on the free Skate Church night. WATCH THE…



Holiday Train rides and TV shows with Chris Rene and Grind Out Hunger

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It was a rainy Saturday that made it really feel like the Holidays for sure. On Monday December 10th we were approached by the Train to Christmas Town with an offer to have our own train car to bring VIP Chris Rene fans aboard and raise money for Grind Out Hunger. By the time we…



Grind Out Hunger Presents: The Train To Christmas Town with Chris Rene

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Come join us on The Train To Christmas Town with special guest Chris Rene!!! This family fun event will only happen once this holiday season! Grind Out Hunger has their own private train car and Mr. Chris Rene is going to be one of the passengers! He is asking the Santa Cruz community to join…



Hip Hop for Hope 2 changing lives in Watsonville

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Hip Hop for Hope 2 at the Watsonville Veterans Memorial Building on Friday December 7th was nothing short of amazing. When Ghambit  approached Grind Out Hunger and stated he wanted to make change, he wanted to feed kids, we knew we had a partner. Hunger Fighters Ghambit, Royalty, Juan Burgandy, Gina Rene, Chris Rene, Monikape…