Bay Area Food Banks Stretched Thin As Demand Surges Due To PandemicAs the pandemic stretches on, Bay Area food banks are being stretched thin. In Silicon Valley, the Second Harvest food bank is operating in a new normal mode as demand for free food is surging.
Federal Workers Fear Shutdown Reprieve Will Be Short-LivedThe government shutdown may be over but the recovery for furloughed federal employees is just beginning.
San Jose Airport, Food Bank Provide Aid To Furloughed Federal WorkersMineta San Jose International Airport and Second Harvest Food Bank on Wednesday set up donations of food and supplies to support federal workers impacted by the government shutdown.
Food Bank Assists NASA Ames Employees Furloughed During ShutdownFurloughed employees at the NASA Ames Research Center are getting a helping hand from local food banks.
Study Shows Many Silicon Valley Families Struggling With Food BillsA new study on Bay Area families going hungry ties the rising cost of housing to some residents being unable to cover their grocery bills.
Best Places To Give Back This Holiday Season In The Bay AreaMake a difference in your community with these great ways to give back during the holiday season.
Silicon Valley Execs Join Campaign To End Childhood HungerSilicon Valley, for all its wealth and prestige, has plenty of problems. Traffic and affordable housing are the usual suspects, but there's a less well known issue not far from the glittering tech campuses.
Second Harvest Food Bank Sees Fewer Donations As Demand RisesIt's a double whammy for the Second Harvest Food Bank. One of the Bay Area's largest food providers is seeing a slump in donations while the demand is higher than ever.
San Mateo County Libraries Waive Overdue Book Fines For Food DonationsLibrary delinquents in San Mateo County have a chance this holiday season to redeem themselves with charitable food donations, library officials announced Monday.
Google Donates $1 Million To Food For Bay Area Families, Largest Single Donation EverTo help fight hunger this holiday season, Google made a donation of more than $1.3 million to Food for Bay Area Families.
Drought Likely To Take Toll On Central Valley Employment NumbersAs water supplies shrink due to the ongoing drought—the driest in the California’s recorded history—unemployment in the Central Valley’s agricultural industry is predicted to rise.
Second Harvest Food Bank Seeks 5,600 Turkeys Before ThanksgivingAlthough Wednesday's official Turkey Tally is showing progress at 6,402 collected turkeys, officials at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties admit they are far from their goal of receiving 12,000 turkeys in just over a week.
Silicon Valley’s Tech Community Lends A Hand To Second Harvest Food Bank Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties has kicked off its holiday food drive. This year, Silicon Valley's tech community is playing a role in helping feed the hungry.
Second Harvest Food Hoping To Raise $300,000 To Fill Campaign Shortfall The Second Harvest Food Bank in Silicon Valley is hoping for a belated Christmas present from the community. According to their CEO, this is the first year they came up short in their holiday fundraising campaign,
Best Places To Make Holiday Gift Donations In The South BayThe holidays are a great time to remember those less fortunate. Whether helping to feed a family that can't afford a Christmas feast or donating toys to children who would otherwise go without, there are numerous ways to give back in the South Bay.