Students Helping Students
Grind Out Hunger is a school food drive program.
- Grind Out Hunger is part of the annual Holiday Food Drive
- Watch the Grind Out Hunger YouTube clip !
- Learn the latest Grind Out Hunger news.
Compete against other local schools and win big! Hundreds of dollars in skateboarding equipment are provided by Santa Cruz Skate Shop. See a video about Grind Out Hunger!
How to Run a Holiday School Food Drive
- Select food drive dates
- Contact Second Harvest
- Set a goal
Each $1 counts as 3 pounds of food.
- Get creative!
Compete against classrooms, add competition to your homecoming, challenge your teachers, plan an event, collect food or cash from your neighbors and friends.
2010 Holiday Food Drive School Winners
Heavy Weight Award
Monterey Coast Preparatory
High School Division
St. Francis High School
Junior High School Division
Aptos Junior High School
Elementary School Division
University of California, Santa Cruz
Shoreline Middle School
How many barrels?
Determine how many barrels to order (one barrel holds an average of 125 pounds of food).
- Schedule Delivery and Pickup
Once you have planned your drive, you should contact Second Harvest to arrange for delivery of barrels, donation envelopes, bags and other supplies you may need to conduct your drive.