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And the results are in! Each year for almost three decades, U.S. Postal Service workers have organized the nation’s biggest one-day food drive. On the Saturday before Mother’s Day, carriers collect donated groceries left near mailboxes nationwide.

The best part? Every donation in every town across America stays within its community. In San Benito County, […]

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JSM Organics (strawberries!) and Monkeyflower Farms (cheese!).

Other regenerative farms open this spring include Monkeyflower Ranch, just a mile away from JSM Organics, which offers a Spring Open House the same afternoon.

“The role of the farmer protecting our natural resources is absolutely something that we always have in mind, especially organic growers. As […]

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Hundreds of Community FoodBank visitors on Friday, April 5, were treated to more than fresh produce and groceries. San Benito County Public Health coordinated a health fair that offered information, resources and goodies covering everything from West Nile Virus to dental health to solutions available for conquering substance abuse.

This is the second year […]

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Top Hats and Santa Caps!

On December 31, 2018 By

This year Top Hatters once again showed their community involvement and holiday spirit by collecting 1288 pounds food and over $450 donations for Community FoodBank. Thank you, Top Hatters!

 

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Story Time at FoodBank

On December 15, 2018 By

 

 

 

Maria Diaz of First 5 San Benito came to Community FoodBank on Friday for the first in a series of children’s story time events. Among other things, First 5 promotes early childhood learning and literacy, and the children who flocked to “Little Read Riding Hood’s” corner loved the […]

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On Wednesday, November 14th, Community FoodBank played host to the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours mixer. A number or our neighbors dropped by to enjoy some light food and refreshment, to catch up with people they hadn’t seen in a while and to tour the all-new local food bank. People socialized […]

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Postal carriers across America pitched in for the National Association of Letter Carriers’ 26th annual “Stamp Out Hunger” campaign Saturday, May 12th. In Hollister, carriers returning from their routes brought back sack after sack of donated groceries, all destined for Community FoodBank. The story was being played out in San Juan Bautista as well.

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On April 6, 2018, in recognition of National Health Week, a health fair came to Community FoodBank. Eight local resources showcased their services. Educational materials, food samples, goodie bags and raffles were all part of the package.

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Every year since 1989, the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club has made a run to Community FoodBank. It happened again last Saturday, when the members roared up with nearly 1,000 pounds of groceries and some very generous cash donations.
Some of the scouts who were present when the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club arrived learned […]

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Apples falling into FoodBank

On September 7, 2017 By

That’s 3,440 pounds of just-picked apples. Each fall gleaners from Village Harvest volunteer to empty out Cindy Williams’ San Juan Valley orchard, and the bounty goes to Community FoodBank where it goes to local families. Thanks, everyone.

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