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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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Ariana Melendez of the San Benito County Health Department shares samples of icy cold fruit waters with enthusiastic FoodBank customers. Take your pick: mixed berry or citrus medley. Neither has added sugar, just water, fruit and ice.

Thanks for sharing, Ariana!

FoodBank’s pantry and registration hours are Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. […]

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Our thanks to all of the amazing people – volunteers, staff members, board members and our customers – all of you! This year’s fireworks fundraising booth began on Wednesday, June 28th, and we sold volumes of TNT’s dizzying assortment of safe and sane fireworks through Tuesday, July 4th. It was an exciting time to […]

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Budding artists in the YMCA summer day camp at Gabilan Hills School are busy this week decorating tiles for Community FoodBank. The project is being funded through the county Public Health Department, and the tiles will find a permanent home in the soon-to-be rebuilt FoodBank at 1133 San Felipe […]

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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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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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APRIL 30, 2017 HOLLISTER – Construction started this week on a floor-to-ceiling renovation and re-imagining project at Community FoodBank of San Benito.

The $2.25 million project includes purchase of the building in 2016. The project is scheduled to be completed by mid-August.

When completed, Community FoodBank’s 1133 San Felipe Road home will offer shoppers […]

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Have you been impacted by the recent flooding? Community FoodBank is here to help with supplemental and emergency food. Just drop by the office at 1133 San Felipe Road. Stay safe everyone!


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4 Things We Love

On February 14, 2017 By

1. Neighbors Helping Neighbors
That’s not just our motto, that’s how we keep our doors open! Every day neighbors stop by with food donations, or call in to schedule volunteer projects, or send donation checks in the mail. The community response to the flooding on Lover’s Lane shows a real life example of neighbors […]

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Did you know that 300 San Benito County school children will be receiving backpack bags from Community Food Bank each week through the school year?

Kids get the bags, which contain nutritious, ready-to-eat food for the weekend, each Friday at their schools. Supporting the backpack bag program is easy. It costs just $12 per month […]

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