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June 20, 1997 | J.J. POPE
The Food Distribution Center, which has provided millions of meals to needy local residents since its inception in 1983, has changed its name to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, officials announced this week. The name change will "better reflect to the community what our mission is," and highlight the group's affiliation with the well-known Second Harvest National Foodbank Network, local chairman Dan Rogers said.
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September 18, 1998 | DEBRA CANO
Two Orange County nonprofit organizations--one dedicated to alleviating hunger and the other to preventing domestic violence--were the top recipients of Disneyland's annual Community Service Awards. Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County and Human Options Inc. each received $50,000 at a ceremony Thursday at Disneyland's Fantasyland Theatre.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 18, 1998 | DEBRA CANO
Two Orange County nonprofit organizations--one dedicated to alleviating hunger and the other to preventing domestic violence--were the top recipients of Disneyland's annual Community Service Awards. Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County and Human Options Inc. each received $50,000 at a ceremony Thursday at Disneyland's Fantasyland Theatre.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 20, 1997 | J.J. POPE
The Food Distribution Center, which has provided millions of meals to needy local residents since its inception in 1983, has changed its name to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, officials announced this week. The name change will "better reflect to the community what our mission is," and highlight the group's affiliation with the well-known Second Harvest National Foodbank Network, local chairman Dan Rogers said.
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January 14, 2000 | Marissa Espino, (714) 966-5879
The city is hosting the Y Go 2 Waste Food Drive with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County beginning Saturday through Feb. 1. Participants can donate canned goods or bottled water from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at City Hall, 17855 Santiago Blvd.
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January 11, 2000 | Marissa Espino, (714) 966-5879
A food drive to collect canned food and bottled water for the hungry will begin Saturday and continue to Feb. 1. The campaign, sponsored by Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, was organized to use excess food stockpiled by people preparing for possible Y2K glitches. Information: (714) 771-1343.
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October 11, 1997 | LISA ADDISON
Cuisine and spirits from some of Orange County's finest restaurants will be available for sampling at the 13th annual Food, Wine & Micro-Brew Fest on Thursday at Crystal Court mall, South Coast Plaza. The event, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., will feature Big Band music from the Don Miller Orchestra and a silent auction, with prizes that include a trip to New York. Proceeds will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. Tickets in advance are $30 and are $35 at the door.
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January 19, 1999 | Regina Hong, (714) 966-5912
Canned goods will be as good as cash for nearly a week at the library. Residents can bring in canned goods to the Buena Park Library District to pay for overdue fines and fees on all materials Feb. 8 to 13. Each can will count as $1. The library will donate the food to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, which provides food to nearly 300 nonprofit groups.
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November 13, 1998 | Debra Cano, (714) 564-1036
More than 10,000 Boy Scouts will be in neighborhoods throughout Orange County on Saturday collecting food and clothing donations. Scouts are asking residents to place nonperishable food items and clothing in bags and place them at their front door for pickup from 9 a.m. to noon. The donated food will be given to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. The clothing will go to Goodwill Industries of Orange County and Walking Shield Native American Society.
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December 19, 2000 | Sharon Nagy, (714) 966-5832
Vons, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County and the Southwest Minority Economic Development Assn. will donate $240,000 worth of goods today to food banks and other charities throughout Southern California. The Vons Holiday Food Convoy, six 18-wheel Vons trucks, will leave Los Angeles today and will stop at the Southwest Community Center in Santa Ana at 2 p.m. to deliver bags of food to 75 to 100 needy families, officials say. Information: (714) 771-1343.
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January 17, 2000 | Angelique Flores, (714) 965-7172, Ext. 14
The Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County will be collecting canned goods until Feb. 1, giving residents an opportunity to donate excess food that may have been purchased as a result of Y2K concerns. The Fountain Valley Y Go 2 Waste Collection site is at City Hall, 10200 Slater Ave. The donated food will go to Orange County families and individuals in need. For more information or to host a collection site, call San Dee Frei at (714) 771-1343.
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January 23, 1998 | LIZ SEYMOUR
High schools across the county are being asked to participate in a February food drive. Collected canned goods and other nonperishable food items will replenish the supply at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. The food bank distributes items to 296 nonprofit agencies , including the Salvation Army and the Orange County Rescue Mission, which donate food to more than 180,000 people a month. Canned protein foods, such as stews or soups, are especially in demand.
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