UC Components, Inc. supports Second Harvest with another $10K donation during their “season of good will” donation drive

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UC Components, Inc. supports Second Harvest with another $10K donation during their “season of good will” donation drive


Morgan Hill, California, December, 2022 – UC Components, Inc. announces a corporate donation of $10,000 to Second Harvest of Silicon Valley to help build a hunger-free community during their “season of good will” donation drive.

UC Components, Inc. is committed to doing its part for the communities they work in and around and from which they draw their employees. Second Harvest of Silicon Valley was chosen as one of several local and national institutions for this year’s UC Components, Inc. Corporate Giving Initiative due to their direct contributions to the greater Silicon Valley area and their vital food insecurity work.

“2023 sure has started with a bang in Silicon Valley with flooding, COVID-19, and the flu creating a perfect storm. All the more reason for UC Components, Inc. to kick-off our 2023 Giving Program with Second Harvest of Silicon Valley. We look forward to making an even bigger difference this year than last. Join us!” Stated company President Rick Anderson.

UC Components, Inc. knows that this donation will help families struggling with food insecurity through the holiday season and into the New Year. They also have ongoing initiatives to continue supporting and facilitating feeding local families and helping to battle food insecurity. This new $10,000 donation will provide up to 20,000 nutritious meals for families like Diana’s:

“Diana and her husband are raising their family of five, including Kaylee (14), Keyla (7) and Kendra (2), in their one-bedroom apartment in San Jose, where they have lived for the past 10 years. When shelter-in-place orders went into effect, Diana’s husband was out of work for four months and they were unable to pay their rent. Diana began visiting a Second Harvest walk-up free grocery distribution in San Jose at the beginning of 2022 when saving money became impossible. Her husband brings home less money as a roofing contractor in the winter months due to rain, so the family also relies on CalFresh benefits and Diana’s part-time job to help them get by. Diana is grateful that her family is healthy and that they can share a home-cooked meal together.”

The COVID-19 pandemic, shelter in place orders, and rising inflation has pushed many families deeper into poverty and caused others to seek food assistance for the very first time. The continued support of the local community is critical to the success of Second Harvest’s food programs due to the fact that they anticipate the elevated and significant need for food assistance to stay steady for years to come.

About Second Harvest of Silicon Valley

Second Harvest is committed to doing whatever it takes to build a hunger-free community. That means distributing nutritious food to nearly every neighborhood in Silicon Valley, leveraging every available food resource, and collaborating with organizations and people who share their belief that hunger is unacceptable. Nutritious food is the foundation for a healthy, productive life. They currently serve an average of 450,000 people every month, an 80% increase over pre-pandemic levels. Learn more at https://www.shfb.org.

About UC Components, Inc.

UC Components, Inc. is a pioneer and innovator in vented screw manufacturing and has been the world leader in high vacuum hardware since 1974. Today, UC is one of the leading manufacturers of fastener and seal products for clean-critical environments of the 21st century, with a focus on plated, coated, polished, cleaned, and vented screws for High and Ultra High Vacuum equipment.

UC’s vented fasteners promote faster, more efficient pump-down of vacuum systems by providing a path through which trapped volumes of air can be evacuated from the vacuum chamber.

The UC Components, Inc. family of RediVac® products includes both inch and metric sizes of center and slot-vented screws, washers, and nuts. The RediVac® family also includes their cleaned and vacuum-baked O-rings which are manufactured from top-quality fluoroelastomer materials and available in a wide range of standard AS568A inch-measure sizes. They also offer non-vented screws, nuts, and washers for through-holes in HV and UHV systems and other applications.

RediVac® means ready for vacuum service, now. The UC Components, Inc. RediVac® system ensures that every fastener and seal you order from them arrives ready to install immediately. This proprietary process reduces surface particulates and other contamination by utilizing a multi-stage cleaning, inspecting, and packaging process all done inside of this new top-of-the-line certified Class 100/ISO Class 5 Cleanroom.

More information about the company, their services, capabilities, and the products they offer can be found on their website at www.uccomponents.com.


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