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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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The month may draw to an end but our fight does not. Advocate. Volunteer. Donate. Together we can end hunger. –Community Food Bank

During September, the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks mobilized across all 50 states in an effort to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire […]

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Backpack Food Program

On September 28, 2016 By

Community Food Bank has a Backpack Food Program. We have teamed up with schools across our county to ensure that 300 children have food every week. To help children make it through the weekends, when school food programs aren’t available, we fill bags with nutritious, child-friendly foods for students to take home in their […]

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Some days, some people have to resign themselves to another day on the job; “that’s why they call it work,” you’ll occasionally hear.

But that’s not the way it plays out at Community Food Bank.  Almost every day – and certainly every week – brings another reminder of the delightful magic of turnabout.

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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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By the time Community Food Bank closed the sales counter at its fireworks stand in front of K Mart on the night of July 4, we’d all lost count of all the people who deserve a heartfelt thanks.

There was the legion of volunteers who staffed the booth for more than 12 hours a […]

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