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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.

It’s an easy way to participate from now until June 28th!

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Peanut Butter Roundup

On May 23, 2019 By

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 […]

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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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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 Eagles Soar

On November 28, 2018 By

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 […]

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Scouts Brighten Holidays

On November 27, 2018 By

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. […]

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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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Carlos Avila and Magali Garcia Arenas show off the barrel in the lobby at Caliber Collision at 847 Industrial Drive in Hollister. The crews at Caliber’s 550 collision centers nationwide are mounting a campaign through May 11 to help feed their neighbors throughout 17 states. The local drive benefits Community FoodBank. Donations of […]

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Scouts come through in a big way

On December 18, 2017 By

San Benito County scouts scoured the community for their annual food drive last Saturday, and when it all came in, it topped 4,000 pounds of groceries. Thank you!

UPDATE: The numbers are in from the local Girl and Boy Scouts annual Community FoodBank food drive, and 2017 is going down as one for the […]

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Safeway Holiday Hunger Bag Campaign

On December 15, 2017 By


The Hollister Safeway store’s “Hunger Bag” campaign is moving at a record-breaking pace! As of Dec. 3, San Benito County residents had filled 1,204 bags of groceries, all going to Community FoodBank. For $10, shoppers can donate a bag worth $30. The groceries are flowing in, just in time to bridge the winter gap when […]

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