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Apples falling into FoodBank

On September 7, 2017 By

That’s 3,440 pounds of just-picked apples. Each fall gleaners from Village Harvest volunteer to empty out Cindy Williams’ San Juan Valley orchard, and the bounty goes to Community FoodBank where it goes to local families. Thanks, everyone.

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Bag Summer Hunger at Safeway

On June 1, 2017 By

Bag Summer Hunger Program at Safeway (Hollister, CA) is running now through June 27. This program is in place to help feed kids while schools are out for summer. Each bag of food will contain pasta and sauce, soup, green beans, macaroni and cheese, applesauce, granola oats bars, peanut butter, oatmeal and canned chicken. […]

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Lucky Legumes

On May 21, 2017 By

What if you could build a healthier community without spending a dime?

From now through May 30th, you can, because the Hollister Lucky Supermarket joins almost 70 Bay Area Lucky stores in launching its annual “Peanut Butter Roundup” this week.

The Hollister Lucky is partnering with Community FoodBank, and all contributions will help feed […]

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Generosity in the Mail

On May 16, 2017 By

Letter carriers throughout San Benito County collected donations of groceries Saturday, in a very special delivery. Stamp Out Hunger is a national campaign conducted entirely by letter carriers. The food collected in San Benito County all went to Community FoodBank of San Benito, where it will be shared with thousands of your neighbors who […]

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Compassion Sunday

On October 23, 2016 By

Wow, what a hard working crew!

A team from South Valley Community Church Hollister donated their time and talents on Compassion Sunday, October 16th, a day to “bring church” to the local community by performing good-works projects. Here at the Food Bank, teams cleaned and vacuumed the offices, sorted through dozens of boxes of outdated […]

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Capacity Building for Building Stronger Communities

Last week, the organizations participating in the central coast Community Leadership Project (CLP) capacity building grant initiative presented their “Poster Projects” – a pictorial representation of their three year journey through organizational transformation funded by the CLP resources and grants.

Our partners at CASA of San Benito […]

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The good people at Grocery Outlet on Tres Pinos Road in Hollister observed Independence Day by declaring the month of July Freedom From Hunger month, and the tally is in! Grocery Outlet and Grocery Outlet shoppers pitched in to donate a grand total of 10,812 pounds of food to Community Food Bank. That’s a […]

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This week Community Food Bank received a generous donation from Michael Annotti of Hollister. Through Annotti’s One Family Foundation, about 300 pounds of food and clothing were donated. Many of the food items donated will go to our Backpack Bag Program, which allows children a chance to be guaranteed food over the weekend. The […]

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By the time Community Food Bank closed the sales counter at its fireworks stand in front of K Mart on the night of July 4, we’d all lost count of all the people who deserve a heartfelt thanks.

There was the legion of volunteers who staffed the booth for more than 12 hours a […]

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The staff at Pat’s Place has declared war on the rapidly growing collection of books. From now through Friday, Feb. 19, shoppers can fill a large shopping bag with all the books it can hold for just $1. The sale does not apply to children’s books, but everything else is fair game.

Pat’s is […]

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