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Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County

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General Agency Information
Name: Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County
Altername Name(s): Community Food Hotline; Banco de Comida
Address: 800 Ohlone Parkway
Watsonville,  CA  95076
Driving Directions
Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-722-7110
Hotline: 831-662-0991
Email: suzanne@thefoodbank.org
Website: http://www.thefoodbank.org
Hours
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8-5
Details
Description: Second Harvest Food Bank has a network of 200 member agencies and direct service programs providing groceries, fresh produce, and prepared meals throughout Santa Cruz County. Call the Community Food Hotline at (831) 662-0991 for the most up-to-date information about the dates and times of food distributions and bilingual nutrition education programs in your neighborhood. The Hotline also offers pre-screening and application assistance for the CalFresh program and information and referrals to other services.
Mission: To end hunger and malnutrition by educating and involving the community.
Programs: Second Harvest staff is a leader in food distribution, volunteer-supported peer nutrition programs to empower clients to make healthy choices, outreach programs to educate and mobilize the public around community hunger and nutrition issues, and food security projects to improve access to healthy foods in Santa Cruz County.
Volunteer Info: Volunteering at the Food Bank is a great way to give back to the community. Opportunities for individuals, groups and corporate team building are always available. For more information email Jael@thefoodbank.org call 831-232-8141.
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled: Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within Two Blocks
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: None
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Watsonville
Funding Source: Donations
Grants
Officials/Contact Persons
Officials: Kevin Heuer
Chief Operations & Programs Officer
kevin@thefoodbank.org
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Advocacy
Disaster/emergency services volunteer opportunities
Emergency Food
Food Banks
Food Collection Volunteer Opportunities
Food Distribution
Food Donation Programs
Food Pantries
Government Agencies
Hunger/Food Issues
Low Income
Nutrition Education
Outreach Programs
Public Awareness/Education
Volunteer Opportunities
This agency was last updated on March 24, 2020