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Postal carriers across America pitched in for the National Association of Letter Carriers’ 26th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” campaign Saturday, May 12th. In Hollister, carriers returning from their routes brought back sack after sack of donated groceries, all destined for Community FoodBank. The story was being played out in San Juan Bautista as well.

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Carlos Avila and Magali Garcia Arenas show off the barrel in the lobby at Caliber Collision at 847 Industrial Drive in Hollister. The crews at Caliber’s 550 collision centers nationwide are mounting a campaign through May 11 to help feed their neighbors throughout 17 states. The local drive benefits Community FoodBank. Donations of […]

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Scouts come through in a big way

On December 18, 2017 By

San Benito County scouts scoured the community for their annual food drive last Saturday, and when it all came in, it topped 4,000 pounds of groceries. Thank you!

UPDATE: The numbers are in from the local Girl and Boy Scouts annual Community FoodBank food drive, and 2017 is going down as one for the […]

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Safeway Holiday Hunger Bag Campaign

On December 15, 2017 By

 

The Hollister Safeway store’s “Hunger Bag” campaign is moving at a record-breaking pace! As of Dec. 3, San Benito County residents had filled 1,204 bags of groceries, all going to Community FoodBank. For $10, shoppers can donate a bag worth $30. The groceries are flowing in, just in time to bridge the winter gap when […]

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Every year since 1989, the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club has made a run to Community FoodBank. It happened again last Saturday, when the members roared up with nearly 1,000 pounds of groceries and some very generous cash donations.
Some of the scouts who were present when the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club arrived learned […]

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This Saturday, December 2nd, is going to be fun!

The Boy Scouts of America – San Benito County will be collecting food from your front door to deliver to FoodBank.

Also, the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club is doing their 28th annual canned food drive. Check out the flyers for more […]

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The days are growing shorter and Thanksgiving is on its way. That can only mean one thing:  It’s time for Community FoodBank’s annual Food and Fund drive. 100 barrels are already out in the community, inviting people to pitch in for a healthier San Benito County.

Non-perishable items may be dropped in any barrel, […]

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You read about Safeway’s Bag Summer Hunger campaign in our post on June 1st, and now the campaign has ended and the numbers are in!

Safeway’s Hollister store participated in the grocery chain’s Bag Summer Hunger campaign in a big way. Shoppers were invited to contribute $10 for a variety of […]

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Lucky to have peanut butter

On June 25, 2017 By

Healthy sources of protein are always welcome at Community FoodBank of San Benito County, so Lucky Stores’ recent peanut butter drive was cause for celebration! Partnering with Jif, shoppers were invited to buy a jar, and to donate a second jar free of charge to the local food bank. At the end of the […]

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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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