Posts Tagged:holiday food drive

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…



The Expendables Announce Hunger Fighter Status on Grind Out Hunger Day

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HEY HUNGERFIGHTER!!! We want your pictures from today, click here and post them on our FACEBOOK PAGE. What an insane day here at Grind Out Hunger! 100’s of kids and families help to donate over 500 pounds of food to fill up our plexiglass mini halfpipe and celebrate Grind Out Hunger Day September 15th. Everyone…



Carolyn and Dakota Jones’ Break-A-Thon Raises 6,500+ Pounds

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Here is another story from the front lines of kids stepping up to the plate to help those in need… Last Saturday Carolyn and Dakota, both black belts from Aptos Martial Arts Academy, broke 110 boards in the fight against hunger. Family, friends, and supporters pledged money per board with a large portion of the…



Second Harvest Awards Dinner 2010-2011

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On Wednesday, March 3rd Second Harvest held its Annual Awards Dinner at the Elks Lodge in Santa Cruz. When people entered they walked down a red carpet, cameras flashing, everyone smiling, and Danny Keith asking guests quick questions for Second Harvest TV.  Danny would remind everyone that he spoke to that this night was “all…



Grind Out Hunger featured in Huffington Post

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Santa Cruzan Danny Keith and his Bold Mission to Combat Hunger Some would say he’s “very Santa Cruz.” But he’s also very cool and boy, is he eager to get kids to know about hunger — and how they can combat it. Meet Danny Keith, a Northern California guy hungry to make a change. Keith,…



Grind Out Hunger gets a NEXTie award!

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I have faith in the world again. Last night I was awarded a NEXTie award with three other amazing people Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz, Reyna Ruiz and Marina Sousa held at the old Wrigleys Gum Factory…yes they use to make gum in Santa Cruz. My wife and I arrived to find the venue artfully decorated and definitely…



Grind Out Hunger gets a NEXTie and cover of Good Times!

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In the first awards ceremony of its kind, Santa Cruz Next honors Danny Keith, Marina Sousa, Reyna Ruiz and Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz  for their standout creative efforts. Somebody once said, “What you focus on grows,” to which I immediately wondered: “Well, what am I focusing on … internally … and how is that growing—manifesting—on the outside?”…



Santa Cruz NEXT’s Four Under 40 – Santa Cruz News

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Santa Cruz NEXT’s Four Under 40 – Santa Cruz News Reyna Ruiz managed to keep the Beach Flats Community Center open against all odds. Photo by Curtis Cartier. Right in the thick of award season, Santa Cruz NEXT is slowing down to appreciate Santa Cruz now, at least insofar as honoring current members who’ve done…



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…