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$5,000 Community Impact grant

On July 19, 2018 By

We received word last week that we are to receive a $5,000 Community Impact grant through the Community Foundation for San Benito County!

The grant is one of 41 amounting to $250,000 awarded by Community Foundation for its 2018 granting cycle. All grants must be used for the benefit of San Benito […]

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With June’s designation as #MensHealthMonth, we challenge everyone to take part in raising awareness of preventable health issues and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This call to arms is critical for the fight against Prostate Cancer, the #1 cancer risk for men. Make sure the men in your life […]

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[Recipe] Romano Beans

On June 22, 2018 By

This week Community FoodBank is featuring a green bean of a different stripe. This is a quick, flavorful way to prepare Romano beans:

Ingredients

1 pound Romano beans cut on the diagonal into 3-5 inch long pieces
3-4 garlic cloves, sliced
3 tablespoons butter
Salt to taste

Instructions

Bring a large […]

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Community FoodBank friend Ken Kovanda joined the crew at Mary Zanger’s orchard recently. This delicious donation is headed to local homes this week.

The volunteer crew from Charles River Labs of Hollister was in Mary Zanger’s cherry orchard last week to wrap up the season, and they scored with a heavy haul […]

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[Recipe] Salmon Fillets

On June 15, 2018 By

Community FoodBank is sharing sides of salmon this week — perfect for a Father’s Day feast!

This recipe comes to us from our food bank partners at Lucky Supermarket

1 tbsp Brown Sugar
1 cup Soy Sauce
1 tsp Sesame Seeds
1 tbsp Maple Syrup
4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
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Yoko Ono Lennon, Southern California-based Beatles tribute band the Fab Four and the California Department of Motor Vehicles have joined forces to combat hunger in the state with the sale of specialty license plates featuring the iconic self-portrait image of the late John Lennon.

Proceeds from the plates, which cost anywhere from $50-$103 depending […]

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Impactful photography by Lisa Robinson helps tell the story that can best be shared visually. The emotion of joy and sense of community are just some of the concepts behind the ever-great story of Community FoodBank, captured at our Open House event on May 18, 2018.

 

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Article written by Nicholas Preciado, BenitoLink Staff Reporter, originally published 5/25/2018 on BenitoLink.

The Community FoodBank held an open house Friday May 18 to highlight a new choice market model.

Gone are the days of standing in line at the local food bank waiting for a portioned amount of produce. With a new […]

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[Recipe] Napa Cabbage

On May 25, 2018 By

INGREDIENTS

1 large or 2 small Napa cabbages(about 2 pounds), cut horizontally into 1 1/2-inch chunks (yielding about 14 to 15 cups, lightly packed)
3 tablespoons safflower or canola oil
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
½ teaspoon salt

PREPARATION

In a sink filled with cold water, […]

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Freshmen from Monte Vista Christian School came by Community Food Bank recently to help bag up delicious chocolates donated by Marich Chocolates. Pretty sweet job, and a great bunch of young people.

Without our volunteers, it would not be possible for our small staff to serve thousands of our […]

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