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Great Turnout for the 1st Annual RocktoberFest Presented by GoPro

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We skated. We rocked. We ate… We could not have asked for a better day for a skate contest at Grind Out Hunger. The room was packed for RocktoberFest presented by GoPro from the time we unlocked the doors until the last trophy was handed out at the end and we loved every second of it. We…



Get Grind Out Hunger Season Tickets for the Santa Cruz Warriors!

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Are You a #HungerWarrior Yet? Now’s your chance to score tickets for the entire regular season of home games of the Santa Cruz Warriors in the Grind Out Hunger section at Kaiser Permanente Arena. Grind Out Hunger Season Ticket Holders have access to all the same benefits as other season ticket holders, including invitations to…



Welcome Hunger Fighter, Zane Keith!

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Born and raised in Santa Cruz County, 19 year old Zane Keith has been skateboarding since he could walk. Co-owner of Live Oak Skateboards, Zane knows the skating industry inside and out. From street to vert, building a skateboard to skate repairs… Zane approached the Grind Out Hunger team a while back saying. “I want…



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…



Whole Foods Market Santa Cruz, Rotary Interact and Grind Out Hunger Skate Jam Dec 5th

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Whole Foods Market Santa Cruz is a HUGE supporter of Grind Out Hunger and they are stepping up on December 5th from 10am to 4pm in their parking lot at 911 Soquel Dr. The Whole Foods Market Santa Cruz/Rotary Interact/Grind Out Hunger SkateJam on December 5th will be huge with over 15 obstacles to skate…



Grind Out Hunger School tour 2010 1st couple of weeks…

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October 22nd Ceiba College Prep School is primed and ready, spoke to a couple hundred students about feeding kids, they play a mean game of basketball. October 26th Ocean Alternative School about 25 kids ready to help feed children this holiday season…these kids had great ideas on how to raise food! October 29th Santa Cruz…



1st Annual Skateathon in the bag! 13,450 pounds raised

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Rain…thats a bad word to skateboarders. Especially when its skateboarders looking to help feed kids. 4am rolls around and I walk outside…ground is wet, but not raining.  5:30 am Dominic Cusimano and I head over to Santa Cruz Skate and Surf Shop where we have been stashing the 1999 Mustang 5.0, we say a little…



Rotary Interact and Grind Out Hunger 1st Annual Skateathon!!

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Thats right this event is going to be huge, kids you need to bring food/money to skate $10 or 10 pounds of food gets you in for a 2 hour session on our newly built ramps and obstacles! All wood was donated by Pro Build and Big Creek Lumber (110 sheets of plywood, 300 2×4’s…



Grind Out Hunger is on fire already 12,000 pounds raised!!

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Okay barely two weeks in to the window for Grind Out Hunger and the youth of Santa Cruz County is taking this years goal of 250,000 pounds very seriously. Usually I would blog about each school, highlights…no such luck on this one! Schools are coming out swinging going for their own personal goals that are…