Posts Tagged:aptos high school

Marissa Hushaw’s “Operation: Clean The Peak”

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Hey Hunger Fighters! Marissa Hushaw here, With Summer coming to a close and school at Aptos High now in session, it’s time to wrap up my summer campaign and start preparing for snow season. I’m stoked to announce that I exceeded my Summer goal by raising 4,050 meals for kids, and I’d like to DOUBLE…



Whiplash and SPINFARM Benefit Show Raises 400 Pounds!!!

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    Saturday night was a ROCKING one at the Santa Cruz Skate and Surf Shop. Two local bands came together to play a free Grind Out Hunger benefit show. Kicking off the night was Aptos Jr. High’s Whiplash. The band has 7 members and they played a variety of classic rock covers. The students at…



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…



Aptos High School Kickoff Presentation

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Aptos High School, the first school to embrace Grind Out Hunger back in 2005. When all other schools questioned the brand new program, Aptos took it in and owned it. We know these kids have endless amounts of school pride and sprit. It is this motivation that will bring Aptos High School to the top during this years food drive.…



Grind Out Hunger School Food Drive Kickoff Updates

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Grind Out Hunger season is in full effect. We are traveling around the county speaking to schools, encouraging the kids to raise food/money for this years Grind Out Hunger Food Drive. We have been having a lot of positive feedback and all of the kids seem to be fired up! From what we are seeing…



Grind Out Hunger Food Drive to Kick-off at SC County Fair

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It’s that time again folks! The Santa Cruz County Fair is coming to town and that means its the official kick off for the Grind Out Hunger Food Drive! We will be there with our mini half pipe to collect can donations from participating Elementary schools. We will have a table set up with tons…



Grind Out Hunger surpasses goal hits 278,616 pounds

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Its amazing what the youth can do when empowered. What started out 7 years ago as a way to teach kids altruism and compassion for their community has turned into a full blown spectacle. The goal for 2010 Grind Out Hunger campaign in Santa Cruz County was 250,000 pounds almost double 2009’s raise of 130,000…



Christmas Eve wrap for Grind Out Hunger

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7 years ago when Grind Out Hunger was founded, I would have never imagined that it could become such a powerful tool for the youth. As I sit here and write on this day of excitement and family gatherings aka Christmas Eve, I can only think of all of the families that will have a holiday…



Second Harvest Food Bank Hunger Fighter Awards Dinner 09

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Second Harvest Food Bank Hunger Fighter Award dinner was awesome and the facilities at the Santa Cruz Elks Lodge were incredible.  I always enjoy going to Second Harvest Food Bank functions, it just makes you feel so good hanging out with everyone. Being that this is the 4th year of Grind Out Hunger which works…



Grind Out Hunger Tally Sheet for 2009

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Ok, so here it is in all its glory. I did think we would have better success this year but it seems that the recession has taken its toll on our program as well (we barely missed last years totals). 2009 we are going to hit the ground running and get things switched back around.…