Posts Tagged:whole foods market santa cruz

Zane Keith & Marissa Hushaw’s Youth Service Day Event Raises 5,830 Meals

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With support from the SODEXO foundation, Youth Service America, and Disney Friends for Change, Zane Keith and Marissa Hushaw’s Grind Out Hunger Youth Service Day was nothing short of spectacular. Film Maker, Rocky Romano and The Go Big Project had a full film crew at the event, documenting, interviewing, and more. The Go Big Project will…



Grind Out Hunger Clothing Has Arrived…Get Your Tee and Hoodie Today!

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  With the release of our 4 new Grind Out Hunger Logos drawn and designed by Jimbo Phillips Graphix, we have been being asked about the release of clothing; “I want a shirt with that logo on it!”, “Are you guys going to make hoodies? I want to represent this!”, “If you guys had tees id…



Star studded night, Big Wave Surfers, The Go Big Project and Chris Nuñez of Miami Ink/Ink Master raise 4000 Meals

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What can only be described as a night to be remembered, started out with torrential downpours. That did not stop hundreds of people turning out in their Saturday finest to support Grind Out Hunger‘s roll out of Surf as one of three new divisions. We called up Grind Out Hunger partner Timmy Hunt of Pono…



Whole Foods SkateJam Raises 1000Lbs

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SkateJam success? I think so! This past Saturday Whole Foods – Santa Cruz hosted our first SkateJam of the Summer! The setup process started early that morning; Grind Out Hunger founder, Danny Keith, his sidekick, Shawn Hatjes, and Dominic Cusimano of 3D Construction all gathered at Starbucks in Aptos at 6am. They sat down, sipped…



Whole Foods’ Dad’s Beer Fest Raises 765 Pounds!

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Thanks to everyone that come out to the Dad’s Beer Fest last Saturday evening at Whole Foods Market – Santa Cruz! The food, provided by Whole Foods, was nothing short of amazing. From buffalo wings to quesadillas, they had it all. And of course, all that great beer to wash it down. It was great…



Skate Jam at Whole Foods, Santa Cruz!

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It’s summer! The sun is shining, which means it’s time for you all to get your skate on! On June 25th from 12-4pm Whole Foods Market – Santa Cruz and Grind Out Hunger are teaming up to present the first Grind Out Hunger Skate Jam of the summer! Bring family, bring friends and come spend…



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…



Whole Food’s Bubbles and Beauty Event Raises 2895 Pounds!

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This past Friday Whole Foods – Santa Cruz had their first ever, in store, Bubbles and Beauty event. This beer and wine tasting event featured dozens of local vendors sampling their products to the Santa Cruz community. The event, which also included many food and cosmetic samples ended up being a huge success. We weren’t…



Whole Foods BBQ Raises 780 Pounds

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Whole Foods Santa Cruz, a huge supporter of Grind Out Hunger, has been really stepping up their game. They have been hosting several small events at their store to raise money/food for Grind Out Hunger. These small events are not only helping raise food, but they are helping spread the word of our efforts at…



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…