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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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2,243.30 pounds of food donated by Rotary Club of Hollister, just over one ton. Neighbors helping neighbors, indeed.

Story originally published on benitolink.com

Rotary donates a ton of food to food bank
The Rotary also collected nearly $600 in cash, which was doubled, and donated

Hollister Rotary collected 2,243.3 pounds of […]

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Barrels Barrels Barrels

On November 1, 2016 By

Barrels are rolling out the doors this week for Community Food Bank’s annual Food and Fund Drive. Some 200 barrels will be at supermarkets, schools, banks and businesses throughout the county through the holidays, giving everyone an easy opportunity to make a difference in the community.

Anyone who wants to play host to a barrel […]

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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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Independence from Hunger

Hollister’s new Grocery Outlet store joins Grocery Outlets everywhere in making July Freedom From Hunger month. Shoppers can grab a bag at the checkout counter to make a difference right in San Benito County. Bags are packed with a variety of groceries, and have price tags ranging from just a few […]

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