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It’s a New Record!

On September 19, 2017 By

A crew of volunteers from Pacific Scientific dropped in last week to pitch in as volunteers at Community FoodBank, and did they ever volunteer! In just a couple hours, they packed 2,040 kids’ backpack bags, shattering the previous record held by the volunteer crew from a certain bank that shall not […]

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Good things happen on the 18th of the month for Monica Lopez Ramirez and her husband, Anthony. She was 18 when the two were married on — you guessed it — the 18th of the month. Her birthday is on the 18th. So it’s only natural that the couple opened their business on June 18.


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Where indeed! Thanks to the generosity of Joe and Julie Morris of Morris Grassfed Beef, quite a bit of it is at Community FoodBank. The Morrises agreed to sell almost a ton of organically grown grassfed beef to Community FoodBank at below their cost.

And thanks to a grant facilitating purchase of […]

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For more than 20 years, the South County Railroaders and the Bay Area Garden Railroad Society have staged a benefit tour of local outdoor model railroads, and when the trains steamed back into the station on Saturday, August 12, there was good news to share.

Railroaders open up their homes, and visitors are free […]

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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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Fireworks for FoodBank

On June 26, 2017 By

It’s that time of year! The fireworks booth is open for business starting Wednesday, June 28 through Tuesday, July 4. Come sign up to win a $99 package, and buy some fireworks to celebrate Independence Day!

The booth is located in the Kmart parking lot at 491 Tres Pinos Road.

All proceeds from […]

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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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Dear Friend,
We are experiencing the most exciting chapter in the 28-year history of Community FoodBank. You almost certainly know that in 2016, we purchased the building we had been leasing for a decade. As you read this letter, a construction project is transforming the very idea of what a food bank can […]

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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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