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Did You Know?

Next time you swipe a debit or credit card at the Hollister Nob Hill store, you likely will encounter a question: “Would you like to make a donation to Food for Families?” Did you know that every penny collected at the local Nob Hill goes to Community FoodBank of San Benito? […]

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Community FoodBank CEO Maria Thomas gladly accepts a check from Chris Tanzi as Greg Gilliam (right) enjoys the moment.  The Hollister Lucky Supermarket’s holiday campaign to feed the community was an overwhelming success, thanks largely to Tanzi’s zeal.  The check to Community FoodBank brings more than $4,800 to Community FoodBank’s daily effort to end […]

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Funding to help provide San Benito County residents with accessible, nutritious supplemental food

Philanthropy at Walmart and the Walmart Foundation is focused on creating impact, and that’s exactly what they did with a recent grant of $1,000 to Community FoodBank. The funding will be used to help support our existing food programs and the […]

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12 Days of Giving toasts sponsors

On January 31, 2019 By

The nonprofit organizations comprising the annual 12 Days of Giving fund-raising collaborative gathered to celebrate at Aroma Cellars in downtown Hollister on Jan. 24. This year’s holiday season fund-raiser generated more than $150,000 in contributions.

The non-profit organizations participating in the effort — Chamberlain’s Children Center, Community FoodBank, Court Appointed Special Advocates of San […]

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Giving from the Heart

On January 31, 2019 By

The recent partial federal government closure brought a steady trickle of federal employees to Community FoodBank. As they struggled to make ends meet, San Benito County stepped up.

June Hockenberry called to ask if there was anything she could do, and the upshot is that she passed the hat at her Christ Fellowship prayer group, […]

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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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Every Christmas season, the gang from Girl Scout troop 23403 bring holiday cheer to local kids at Community FoodBank. The goodie bags were full of treats, and filled with the love of a generous community.

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Shout out to Johnson’s Christmas Lights! They’ve turned their house into an animated Christmas Light show!

Their show is free of charge, but they have a barrel inviting neighbors to give back to FoodBank.

Located on Charlie Dr

Friday-Saturday 5pm-10pm
Sunday- Thursday 5pm-9pm

Check their Facebook page for more info! […]

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Sarah Howell of Hollister points to the bottom line — $1,670.51!

Sarah won the first prize in the first annual Hollister Prep School Supermarket Sweep drawing Saturday. Her winning $10 ticket earned Sarah 10 minutes at the Hollister Lucky Supermarket.

Community FoodBank won too! The prep school donated $500 to help brighten the holidays […]

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Generosity Personified

On December 3, 2018 By

  Guess what walked through the front door at Community FoodBank this week:  $100.  Of course, it didn’t do it all by itself.   Instead, this particular contribution, a combination of coins and small bills, came from an anonymous supporter who likes to help his community.  This time, he said he had worked over the […]

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