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Yoko Ono Lennon, Southern California-based Beatles tribute band the Fab Four and the California Department of Motor Vehicles have joined forces to combat hunger in the state with the sale of specialty license plates featuring the iconic self-portrait image of the late John Lennon.

Proceeds from the plates, which cost anywhere from $50-$103 depending […]

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On May 21st, Sarah Nordwick, our Board Chair, and I had the privilege of attending an all-expense paid trip to Sacramento to the California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) Rural and Remote Food Bank Capacity Building Initiative Conference. We participated in a day chock full of seminars and activities all aimed […]

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Impactful photography by Lisa Robinson helps tell the story that can best be shared visually. The emotion of joy and sense of community are just some of the concepts behind the ever-great story of Community FoodBank, captured at our Open House event on May 18, 2018.

 

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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 […]

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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 […]

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April 6, 2018

CONTACT:
Mark Paxton
Community FoodBank of San Benito
831-637-0340
mark@communityfoodbankofsbc.org

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 […]

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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.

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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/1979966862033339

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Pet food?

On March 3, 2018 By

Pet food?

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 […]

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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 […]

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