Second Harvest Food Bank
A holiday food drive with a lofty fundraising goal got under way in the South Bay Thursday morning. This year’s goal is to raise $12.4 million and distribute 2 million pounds of food, organizers said.
The Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties needs to raise almost $7 million in the next three weeks to reach its holiday drive goal.
Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the Silicon Valley has slipped behind Washington D.C. as the country’s wealthiest area.
A just released Silicon Valley Hunger Index shows a huge increase in people in need of food in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
Decorated with a giant ribbon and bow, the 75,000 square foot building estimated at $9 million is a gift from the Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
The Second Harvest Food Bank in Santa Cruz County had a successful holiday food drive, thanks in part to an amazing number of donations from a small business.
With a week to go before Thanksgiving, turkey and food donations are coming in a little too slowly at South Bay charities.
The Second Harvest Food Bank is going to be able to provide a lot more meals in the future, thanks to a hefty donation from SunPower and its parent company Cypress Semiconductor.