Article written by Nicholas Preciado, BenitoLink Staff Reporter, originally published 5/25/2018 on BenitoLink.
The Community FoodBank held an open house Friday May 18 to highlight a new choice market model.
Gone are the days of standing in line at the local food bank waiting for a portioned amount of produce. With a new […]Continue Reading →
Each term, student’s in Adrian Andrade’s communications class at Gavilan College’s Hollister campus are given a slice of real world experience.
The results of that experience were on display on May 7, when three teams of students gave brief presentations and reported on the outcomes.
After being assigned to a team, three groups of […]Continue Reading →
April 6, 2018
Community FoodBank of San Benito
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Local Thrift Shop Closing its Doors
HOLLISTER – Pat’s Place, the Community FoodBank thrift store, will close its doors after almost a decade of offering San Benito County Shoppers value-priced goods and […]Continue Reading →
For our neighbors in San Juan Bautista, if you’re in need of food, look for the Food Bank truck on Thursdays from 9am-10am in the gravel parking lot next to the soccer field and San Juan School. Questions? Interested in signing up? Please call our office at (831) 637-0340.Continue Reading →
Next time you’re driving in or out of town be sure to take a look at Community FoodBank’s building! The new sign is clearly visible from Highway 25! Logo design is courtesy of Schipper Design and the sign is from ASAP Signs.
More: https://www.facebook.com/FoodBankSanBenito/posts/1979966862033339Continue Reading →
You bet! Community FoodBank is committed to the nutrition of every member of the family! Thanks to a relationship that operations lead Randall Martin cultivated with The Food Bank for Monterey County, we are able to feed Fido and Fifi. It’s partnerships like this with other food banks, producers and farmers that […]Continue Reading →
If the sole purpose of a food bank is to temporarily satisfy hunger, then a drive-thru line waiting for their hand out of a box of food would serve just fine. If the greatest need that a food bank meets is to distribute food, then send us the “Harvest Food Box” and we will diligently […]Continue Reading →
California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) has chosen Community FoodBank to participate in their Rural and Remote Food Bank Capacity Building Initiative for 2018. The Initiative sprung from a 2017 needs assessment project conducted by University of California Nutrition Policy Institute, to understand the unique challenges of funding and operating a food bank […]Continue Reading →
You did it again! The 2017 12 Days of Giving campaign wrapped up recently with a reception at Aroma Cellars in Hollister. Together, the four local nonprofits — with the generous support of the community — collected more than $128,000 in donations in less than two weeks.
With a matching fund pool provided by […]Continue Reading →
How does that saying go “if you haven’t seen Community FoodBank lately, you haven’t seen Community FoodBank”?
2017 came to a close wrapped up like a beautiful Christmas package. We transformed our newly purchased building from an aging, shabby warehouse to a modern, energy efficient showcase, all without incurring any debt. Every interior […]Continue Reading →