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San Jose’s Second Harvest Food Bank Seeking More Volunteers And Donations!

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As the holiday season keeps approaching, Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley is asking for your help.

Heading into this Thanksgiving, Second Harvest CEO Leslie Bacho says she anticipates the organization distributing 22% more turkey’s this holiday, compared to last year.

In the last 20 months, Second Harvest’s operation grown in size.

They’ve increased their staff by 40%, added 15 trucks and opened a new warehouse.

“We are really dependent on volunteers and financial support to make this huge operation happen,” Bacho said.

This year, Second Harvest set a fundraising goal of $81 million.

“For every dollar donated, we can source enough food for two meals,” Bacho said.

To find out how you can help,

visit SHFB.org


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