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Ag Against Hunger

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General Agency Information
Name:Ag Against Hunger
Address:512 Pajaro St. Suite 14
Salinas, CA  93901
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-755-1480
Fax Number:831-755-1484
Email Address:lindsay@agagainsthunger.org
Website:agagainsthunger.org
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description:Ag Against Hunger, a non-profit organization formed in 1990 and directed by the Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz County agricultural industry, collects surplus produce and distributes it to low income, hungry people in our community and throughout California.

ELIGIBILITY: Children five and up are welcome if accompanied by an adult
Mission:Ag Against Hunger's mission is to alleviate hunger by creating a connection between the agricultural community and food assistance programs.
Programs:We collect nutritious and fresh surplus vegetables, fruits and salads and from local growers and shippers
We consolidate the surplus produce at our cooler
We distribute the produce to food banks and non-profit agencies
Food banks and agencies give the fresh produce at no cost to people in need
Volunteer Info:Volunteer Gleaning: Groups of volunteers are organized to harvest high quality produce left in the fields which cannot be harvested economically or does not meet commercial standards. During April through October, volunteers should commit about 3 hours per session (includes time driving to and from field, orientation and the actual harvesting of crops). Sessions are held two Saturdays a month, and interested parties are advised to check the website to view the schedule. Check website for schedule.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Varies Depending on Location
Public Transportation:Varies
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:None
Areas Served:California
Monterey County
San Benito County
Santa Cruz County
 
Subject Headings
 Food
Food Banks
Private Nonprofits
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified October 29, 2013

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