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Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

Org #17144
Vetted since 2013
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raised on GlobalGiving
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Founded in 1974, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley's mission is to lead our community to ensure that anyone who needs a healthy meal can get one. As one of largest food banks in USA, we work with 300+ partners to distribute food, FREE OF COST, to low-income clients in TWO counties of Santa Clara and San Mateo. How we source and distribute food: We receive donated food from growers, processors, wholesalers and retailers, community food drives and government programs via USDA allocations. We supplement these with purchased foods like eggs, dairy, and lean protein. To distribute food, Second Harvest serves as a hub for 300+ partner agencies. We distribute nutritious groceries at drive-th... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Jill Popolizio
Jill Popolizio
Cat Cvengros, Ralph Maltese, Sally Peterson, Diane Zapata, Leslie Bacho, Cindy McCown, Kate Wilson, Bruno Pillet, Barbara Willets, Stan Edde, Tracy Weatherby, Stan Edde, Noland Granberry, Brian Birtwistle, Mark Chandler, Pastor Paul Bains, Chris Cook, Ellen Drew, Josh Kahn, Venk Nathmuni, Lisa Goldman Rosas, Jamillah Moore, Adrienne Porter Felt, Tina Sunseri
Organization Information
4001 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95134
United States
Organization Information
4001 North First Street
San Jose, CA 95134
United States

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jul 28, 2021
Our Clients Keep us Going
Even before COVID-19, Second Harvest was responding to a level of food insecurity in Silicon Valley that indicated there was already a crisis, providing groceries to a record number of clients every...
Mar 30, 2021
The Cumulative Impact of COVID-19
After 12 months of sheltering in place the economic crisis created by the pandemic has pushed many families deeper into poverty and caused others to seek food assistance for the very first time. Many...
Nov 30, 2020
Give What Matters
In a time of prolonged uncertainty, Second Harvest of Silicon Valley continues to provide something our clients can count on: regular access to nutritious food.The impact of COVID-19 and subsequent...
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