SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- This month, ABC7 News is highlighting how Bay Area food banks are helping communities in need. You can give #WhereYouLive with this year's ABC7 Thanksgiving food drive!
ABC7 weather forecaster Spencer Christian was at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties on Thursday, and presented a check for $15,000 on behalf of ABC7 and our parent company Disney.
"We really rely on generous donations like this one to be able to feed hungry families during the holiday season and all year long," said Tami Cardenas, vice president of development at Second Harvest Food Bank. "We really appreciate it. You're helping us to feed 1 in 10 people here in Santa Clara County and San Mateo County every single month."
She went on to say, "We rely on volunteers, and volunteers actually help save Second Harvest Food Bank about $6.6 million a year. We rely on them. They are a part of our operation. And they really help us feed h
This month, ABC7 and our parent company Disney are giving $75,000 to local Feeding America food banks. But they still need more help! Research shows 1 in 6 people in the Bay Area go hungry every month. You can help by making a $10 donation, just by texting the word FEED to 80077.