Loaves & Fishes provides well-balanced bags of groceries and nutritious meals five days a week through our food pantry and hot lunch programs. In the fiscal year 2013-2014, 25,603 meals were served to our community.
Center for Farmworker Families works on a variety of projects including the promotion of farmworker financial and nutritional well-being and independence.
Jóvenes SANOS is a local youth advocacy and leadership program promoting access to affordable and healthy food options and committed to growing a thriving community based on equity and justice.
Mesa Verde Gardens is a targeted response to rising food insecurity in Santa Cruz County. We work with low-income people-the majority of whom are farm workers and their families-to increase self-reliance through growing organic produce for their own tables. 170 member families; 6 community gardens...and counting.
Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County "Through our network of more than 200 agencies and programs and over 3,000 volunteers, we distribute over 8 million pounds of food annually to working poor families, children, and seniors."