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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July 11: Floor is being prepped today and will be dry as early as tomorrow morning! We have new plumbing fixtures and more of the cabinetry has been installed. Outside there are a lot of changes, too. A new walkway was poured last week and they expect some more asphalt work in the front of […]

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Orange wall and cabinets

On June 28, 2017 By

June 28: Paint is coming along and the orange accent wall really adds a touch of warmth to the room. Cabinets are being installed in some of the back rooms and you can see a lot of progress on the cooler installation in the warehouse. The next big undertaking will be the flooring! Look for […]

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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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June 20: The glass came in and the doors are finished! This week the painting process has begun. Everything has been taped off and primer is already drying in anticipation for the paint. 
See if you can spot some color samples in one of the photos for a sneak preview of the wall colors.

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INGREDIENTS
24 strawberries
1 c. marshmallow Fluff

DIRECTIONS
1. Pierce strawberries with a skewer. Place fluff in a small microwave-safe bowl and microwave until melty, 5 seconds.
2. Dip strawberries in marshmallow fluff.
3. Roast on a flame until toasted and serve.

 
Recipe courtesy […]

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Doors, paint, and more!

On June 17, 2017 By

June 16: We have doors! Drywall is being touched up before we begin painting next week! Floors and ceiling will be starting soon as well. Waiting on a part to be delivered for the cooler before it is finished being installed in the back part of the warehouse. Looking good so far!

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[Recipe] Raspberry Sorbet

On June 17, 2017 By

At Community FoodBank, we mark the months not with a calendar, but with the beautiful produce flowing through the doors as the seasons change. This week, we celebrate the season with heirloom tomatoes, strawberries and raspberries. Although they need no embellishment, this weekend’s temperatures are forecast to spike into triple digits. With a supply […]

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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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