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1st Annual 5K Run and Health Fair at Santa Cruz CORE Fitness + Rehab was a huge success!

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Grind Out Hunger has a mission to make sure kids lead healthy eating active lifestyles, so when Santa Cruz CORE Fitness + Rehab decided to plan a 5K run with health and wellness faire we were all in. Special thanks to Jaimi Ellison for making the event over the top, the dunk tank was extra…



Out Of Breath Author Susan Salluce spotlights Grind Out Hunger

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Artist, Author and Grief Specialist Susan Salluce kindly gives us a nice write up on her amazing blog and a percentage of her book sales “Out Of Breath” during the month of July. An award winner in the South West Writer’s Contest for literary and mainstream novel, Out of Breath is an exploration of parental grief, addiction, compassion fatigue,…



Summer Update From Hunger Fighter, Marissa Hushaw

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Hey everyone! Its been a while. I hope you all had an awesome winter and that your Summer is off to a great start! Last winter wasn’t the best year for snow-sports but, as always, I made the best of it and that isn’t too hard to do at China Peak! No matter what the weather is like the…



New Leaf’s Taste at the Tee Golf Tournament to Benefit Grind Out Hunger

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Join New Leaf Community Markets for their 2nd annual Taste at the Tee Golf Tournament on July 29. This year New Leaf has selected Grind Out Hunger as the recipient for the money they raise with the Tournament. They will also be holding a pre-tournament dinner on Sunday, July 28. Sign up now for a sponsorship, foursome and…



Grind Out Hunger and Santa Cruz CORE Launch 5k River Run & 1ST Annual FAMILY HEALTH EXPO

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Grind Out Hunger and Santa Cruz CORE Launch 5k River Run & 1ST Annual FAMILY HEALTH EXPO   Santa Cruz CORE Fitness + Rehab is on course to raise over $10,000  to fight hunger.  They are partnering with Grind Out Hunger to organize a fundraiser on June 22nd, the first ever Santa Cruz CORE 5k…



Cabrillo Students Create Grind Out Hunger Video

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A few weeks ago we were approached by a group of Cabrillo College students looking to do a video project for their Communications Class. Being made up of surfers, skaters, athletes, and artists, this group found Grind Out Hunger to be the perfect non-profit for them to highlight. Although this video was a class requirement,…



Margaritaville’s Charity BBQ Rub Off to Benefit Grind Out Hunger

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Hey everyone! Check it out, we were invited to be the beneficiary of Margaritaville’s 1st Annual Charity BBQ Rub Off! Margaritaville in the Capitola Village has called upon the community to come and showcase their specialty meat rubs. Entry fee is benefitting Grind Out Hunger and the public can pay $10 to join in on the taste…



The Palm Deli presents A Kid’s Rock Concert May 25th

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Palm Deli rocks…no literally. Erik Glaum and the family run business of Palm Deli is all about the kids. So it was a no brainer when we all sat down and she suggested to do a concert with kids to raise funds for Grind Out Hunger. On Saturday 25th, Be Natural Music presents a Grind…



Thank You for Voting Grind Out Hunger Best Non-Profit of 2013

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The Good Times “Best Of 2013” Issue was released yesterday, announcing Grind Out Hunger as the best non-profit of 2013. We are honored to have been voted best by the Santa Cruz community and can’t thank you enough for the overwhelming support and encouragement. The first part of 2013 has been a time of changes…



Santa Cruz Warrior, Taylor Griffin, Speaks Out Against Hunger

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 Hunger Fighter, Taylor Griffin, signs the wall at Grind Out Hunger Headquarters. “Hunger Warrior 4 Life”. Last November Grind Out Hunger hosted the NBA D-League Cares Day with the Santa Cruz Warriors at Grind Out Hunger Headquarters. Little did we know that our very own Warriors team would be preparing to face off in the…