Second Harvest Food Bank
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Second Harvest Food Bank|
|Address:||800 Ohlone Parkway|
Watsonville, CA 95076-7005
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm|
|Description:||Hotline Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Warehouse/Receiving 8:00am to 3:00pm
Office 8:00am to 5:00pm
Second Harvest distributes over 7.3 million pounds of food per year to local hungry families, children, individuals and seniors in our community through our network of 200 agencies and programs.
ELIGIBILITY: Direct food distribution to clients - program requirements vary. Must be a 501c3 nonprofit agency food provider to join as a member agency.
|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 on the Central Coast.
Decide on dates for your food drive. For our Holiday drive we sponsor the dates of October 1st to December 31st. You can run the Grind Out Hunger for the whole period or just a few weeks. Next, download and complete our Grind Out Hunger School Participation Food Drive form, then contact email@example.com 722-7110 ext. 226 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Volunteer Info:||During our Monday-Friday work schedule (8am-1pm), the minimum age for volunteering is 14 and for our Saturday sorts the minimum age is 8 years old with adult supervision (someone over the age of 21). Volunteers will help pack produce bags and other projects as needed in the warehouse. For our Saturday sorts, help is needed every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 8:00am-12:00pm and the work consists of packing USDA commodity bags.
* Distribution Center Team Assistant
* Facility Maintenance
* Food Drive collection assistants
* USDA Food Distribution (2nd Monday of each month)If you are interested in contributing some time in any of these areas please contact Danny Robles at 831-722-7110 ext. 205 or danny@thefoodbank
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Call for information|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
Food Collection Volunteer Opportunities
Food Donation Programs
|This record last modified October 8, 2012|