Honoring Our Volunteers: The Produce Mobile


In honor of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16), Good Neighbor Stories is saluting some of the volunteers we’ve told you about since last year. We’ll be highlighting just a few of the people who make the Silicon Valley community – and the world – a better place with their donations of time and talents.

Today I’m featuring Good Neighbor Stories very first story about the people who made fresh produce a reality in a poor San Jose neighborhood where supermarkets and healthy eating choices are hard to come by. Thanks to a partnership between public and private agencies, and the efforts of a lot of volunteers, The Produce Mobile now visits the neighborhood once a month bringing farm fresh fruits and vegetables to families who desperately need them. MORE