Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties
Rating: 4.79 stars 71 reviews
Location: 4001 N 1st Street San Jose CA 95134 USA
Results: We provide more than 100,000 meals a day to hungry people. Last year, we provided nearly 52 million pounds of food; more than half was fresh produce.
Target demographics: provide food for people in need in our community.
Direct beneficiaries per year: more than 250,000 people on average each month
Geographic areas served: Santa Clara County, San Mateo County
Programs: Food Connection, Kids NOW (Nutrition on Weekends), Family Harvest, Operation Brown Bag for seniors, Mobile Pantry, Produce Mobile, Food Stamp Outreach, Nutrition Education, and our Partner Agencies program
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For the past 14 years, I've been honored to be a nonprofit partner and now a board member for Second Harvest Food Bank. During that time, Second Harvest has always been a leading advocate for food and nutrition in our community, and they have scaled their mission to meet the rising needs in Silicon Valley. Kathy Jackson, Executive Director, and the dedicated staff are innovators in the nonprofit sector, engaging business leaders and community members to work to solve hunger issues and shed light on the policy issues affecting nutrition. They truly are thought leaders.
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Double their donations - every dollar is well spent.
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