Mission Statement

“We provide food, nutritional education and advocacy for our neighbors in need within San Benito County.”

Vision Statement

“No resident will suffer from hunger or malnutrition in San Benito County”

Core Values

Compassion and Respect
We respect the inherent worth and dignity of every person and treat all with justice, equity and compassion. We honor the lives, concerns and stories of people in need and expect our partners to do the same.

Service
We believe service to others is fundamental. We serve with excellence, compassion and responsiveness to meet the needs of those with whom we work.

Accountability and Integrity
We keep faith with the public trust through the efficient use of resources entrusted to us. We maintain and communicate accurate information on hunger research, education, advocacy and service. We evaluate and account for how resources are used to implement and achieve our mission. We act with honesty, trust and openness, and deliver on commitments.

Stewardship
By planning ahead and holding ourselves accountable, we ensure the responsible and sustainable use of resources in the long-term.

Advocacy
We will be the voice in the community about hunger and speak out for those who do not have a voice. We will maintain and communicate information to others about hunger.

Diversity
We believe that the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of our community should be reflected in our staff, board and network.

Collaboration
We believe in the power of community. We collaborate and build strong relationships, based on trust, with and among those who share our vision.