Posts Tagged:Aptos Jr. High School

Santa Cruz Warriors Visit New Brighton Middle School and Aptos Junior High

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Santa Cruz Warriors and Mav’riks help Santa Cruz Schools Kick Off 2013 School Food Drives & Celebrate the Successes of Last Year. All things at Grind Out Hunger have shifted into high gear as we continue to power through our 2013 Holiday School Food Drive and rapidly approach opening night of the 2013-2014 Santa Cruz Warriors…



Aptos Jr. High’s Whiplash to Grind Out Hunger at Coasters Bar & Grill

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Aptos Jr. High’s Whiplash has a goal set of raising 2000 Meals for Grind Out Hunger during their upcoming show on May 13 at Coasters Bar & Grill. Help them reach their goal by donating at the show OR online HERE: http://thefoodbank.givezooks.com/grassroots_fundraisers/whiplash-grinds-out-hunger Coasters Bar & Grill Presents: WHIPLASH OVERCAST ALIVE Sunday, May 13 5-7:30pm Coasters…



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 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…



NEWSFLASH!!!The Kids make it happen!!!Grind Out Hunger smashes 100,000lb goal!

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Kids…are POWERFUL!!!! I am overcome with emotion while writing this blog…Grind Out Hunger set a goal of 100,000lbs for the 2009-2010 Kids Helping Kids Holiday Food Drive…Bly Morales, Lisa Allyn and myself planned speaking engagements, distributed DVD’s, spoke at dozens of schools across Santa Cruz County, built a holiday window downtown, muscled a 41st Ave…



Aptos Jr. High presents HUGE check to Grind Out Hunger

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Interesting story here, on my rounds this season I stopped in a school by the name of Aptos Jr. High…now I like to consider myself a pretty entertaining speaker and can work any crowd. In the case of AJH it felt like I bombed when I walked out of there. Fast forward a month,  I…



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…