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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…



Empire Academy raises 8500lbs for Grind Out Hunger

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Competition is fierce this year as school after school continue to post record numbers in this years Grind Out Hunger campaign.  Eying the post of Aptos Jr. High, Empire Academy knew it had its work cut out for them. They put the screws to it and manifested a whopping 8530lbs of food/cash donated to Grind…



Grind Out Hunger at Twin Lakes Church on KION/KCBA TV

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The holiday season is definitely a magical time, people are thinking about family….where they are planning to travel…and what they are going to eat…this is where the last part gets tricky. Second Harvest Food Bank has a 2 million pound goal this year and frankly its one of the toughest years ever for our community.…



Grind Out Hunger on KION/KCBA at Second Harvest Warehouse

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Second Harvest Holiday Food Drive media promotion at the newly renovated Watsonville facility was the perfect spot for Grind Out Hunger to continue its momentum. With over 50 schools participating in the 2009-2010 campaign, it is awesome to get the chance to have the media on site to promote our initiative. KION 46 and KCBA…



Grind Out Hunger featured on KION 46 and Telemundo 23

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Things just keep getting better everyday for Grind Out Hunger. I get a call from Bridgette Ortiz of KION 46 and Telemundo 23 early Tuesday and she is in Santa Cruz and wants to interview at the Santa Cruz Skate and Surf Shop…don’t have to ask me twice. I jam over and setup the area…