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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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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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Save the date! Saturday, May 13th is the 25th Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger. All you have to do is leave a bag of non-perishable groceries next to your mailbox. Mail Carriers throughout San Benito County are collecting, and all the groceries will go to help families in need right here in San […]

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Food and Fund Drive 2016

On January 26, 2017 By

It’s as reliable as the appearance of Christmas displays before Thanksgiving. In the first days of the holiday season, colorful barrels begin sprouting all over San Benito County like mushrooms after a spring rain. It’s Community FoodBank’s Holiday Food and Fund Drive.

And it’s become such a reliable harbinger of the season that people […]

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Safeway’s Feed The Need

On January 18, 2017 By

San Benito County and its people lead the way in generosity. If you ever had cause to doubt that, consider this:  the Hollister Safeway’s recent participation in a “Feed the Need” campaign brought a record response from the community. Shoppers were asked if they’d like to make a $10 contribution that would provide $30 […]

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Rancho San Justo School students pose after loading the Community FoodBank’s box truck with 2,570 pounds of food they collected for the annual Food and Fund Drive. The campaign continues until New Year’s, so you can join these young people in their effort to help build a better nourished, healthier community. 

These students […]

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Scouting For A Cause

On December 14, 2016 By

San Benito County’s Boy and Girl Scouts their annual effort to support Community FoodBank’s Food and Fund Drive on Saturday, Dec. 3, and with the help of all of you, they scored! After distributing leaflets through the week, Scouts combed the community for bags of groceries donors left near their mailboxes, and returned the […]

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The Top Hatters Motorcycle Club did it again! Twenty-seven years ago — just weeks after the Loma Prieta Earthquake ravaged Hollister — the Top Hatters struck upon a simple plan to help families through the crisis. A hat (helmet) was passed, and members chipped in $500 to feed their neighbors through Community Food Bank […]

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