Community FoodBank’s annual food drive tradition has been lighting up the community for the holidays. While we have not seen any of our 55 gallon food donation barrels hung from the eaves of houses or perched on top of trees, we have seen the unmistakable sparkle of giving in San Benito County!
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The Top Hatters Motorcycle Club once again lent a hand to help fight hunger in San Benito County, as they do every year. Here at the food bank, we have come to eagerly anticipate the arrival of roaring motorcycles (one of them ridden by Santa) and pickup trucks full of donated food that the Top […]Continue Reading →
San Benito High School’s annual Canned Food Drive to benefit Community Food Bank of San Benito County brought in 4,694 items, which will be donated to the organization that provides food, nutritional education and advocacy for locals in need.
SBHS Activities Director Catalina Lemos, who organized the effort along with Associated Student Body (ASB) […]Continue Reading →
This evening we visited the fantastic students and their families at Enterprise Academy Of Martial Arts in Hollister to see the 60 baskets of food they’ve worked to prepare for donation to the food bank.
Each year, Community FoodBank’s holiday food drive seeks donations of canned goods and other non-perishable food and we are […]Continue Reading →
Safeway’s summer food drive, Feed The Need, is underway at our local store!
Look for the flyer at the check out stand to add a $10 pre-filled bag of groceries that will be given to Community FoodBank right here in San Benito County.
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Peanut Butter Roundup
It’s on! The staff at Lucky Supermarket in Hollister is in the middle of its annual Peanut Butter Roundup. Shoppers purchasing a jar of peanut butter can collect a second jar to donate free of charge, and the barrels are filling fast.
All the peanut butter will go back to […]Continue Reading →
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, […]Continue Reading →
Start off the Holiday season with this free concert tomorrow, Saturday, December 1st @ 7pm at SBHS Auditorium. This 9th annual holiday concert will feature all local talent, including groups from Gilroy and San Juan Bautista.
All guests are invited to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Community FoodBank!
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Calvary Christian School in Hollister may be small, but its 48 students share a great, big heart. Even though Community FoodBank’s Holiday Food and Fund Drive does not get going in earnest until this week, students mounted a preview event through the Thanksgiving weekend, focusing specifically on grocery items for the food bank’s School […]Continue Reading →
San Benito County’s Boy and Girl Scouts start their holiday season each year with a food drive, and this year is no different. After combing the community on Nov. 17, the scouts delivered their haul to Community FoodBank, and wow did they deliver!
The one-day effort yielded 5,486 pounds of groceries, valued at $9,490. […]Continue Reading →