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Esther Curtis, executive director of San Benito County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA of San Benito County), led a two-hour training seminar addressing how to better work with difficult customers. When things are not going quite right, the most important thing can be summed up in a word: communication.

She […]

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HOLLISTER – The overwhelming majority of Community FoodBank’s customers are happy customers, according to a recent survey conducted by Gavilan College students.

Far more important is that the survey is not sitting on a shelf. It’s already informing plans for changes aimed at better serving the FoodBank’s customers.

When people were asked if they were […]

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I recently visited the San Diego Food Bank to find new ways to serve the people of our community, what I found was new technology. Their building is very energy efficient and loaded with new tech which I hope to incorporate in remodel of our building. Thank you to SDFB for your time.



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What is a Food Bank?

On November 13, 2016 By

According to Feeding America, “A food bank is a non-profit organization that collects and distributes food to smaller front line agencies; and usually do not themselves give out food directly to people struggling with hunger.

“Food banks are found in most larger communities and rely on donors and volunteers to carry out day-to-day operations. Food […]

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Did you know that 300 San Benito County school children will be receiving backpack bags from Community Food Bank each week through the school year?

Kids get the bags, which contain nutritious, ready-to-eat food for the weekend, each Friday at their schools. Supporting the backpack bag program is easy. It costs just $12 per month […]

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In our continuing quest to provide you with some delicious recipes that involve some very good-for-you veggies (if case you missed them, so far we have done radishes, Brussels sprouts, arugula and kale and cabbage), we have two terrific dishes that incorporate leeks for you […]

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Nutrition education can influence the way that children view food choices and eating habits. It can inspire them to reach for fruits and vegetables and non-processed foods. It may even shape their perspective of health and wellness for the rest of their life.

Unfortunately, the sad reality is that nutrition […]

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As you may already know, Food Day is a holiday that aims to promote healthy eating, while pushing for improved food policies in the US.

This year, there is extra focus on ensuring that farm and food workers are both Continue Reading

Catholic Charities’ Citizenship classes have begun!

Registration is still open to those interested.

The classes will take place on Tuesday mornings at St. Mary’s- Salinas. Students must be enrolled and complete a placement test to participate. Register today to setup an appointment for enrollment […]

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Hunger Action Month

On September 12, 2014 By

Hunger is a very real problem and more people than ever are victims of both hunger and malnutrition. And these victims are much, much closer to home than most people realize.

So while many people think of hunger as just being a problem in third-world countries halfway around the […]

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