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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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Members of Adrian Andrade’s communications class at Gavilan College’s Hollister campus built on a burgeoning tradition this week.

With his class of 23 broken into three groups, students developed campaigns to promote fund-raising for Community FoodBank of San Benito.  For Andrade, the unit combines lessons in real-world marketing communications, promotion, fund development and team […]

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12 Days of Giving Feeds FoodBank

On November 20, 2018 By

This year, why not give yourself something special? The feeling that accompanies a gift to your community is priceless and you can do so while building a better community by supporting the annual “12 Days of Giving” holiday campaign. Now in its seventh year, 12 Days is a community-wide, concerted effort to support nonprofit […]

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Drive Rite to the Food Bank

On October 10, 2018 By

Now’s the time to move! This 2005 Pontiac Grand Am was well maintained as part of the Drive Rite Driving School fleet, and with 202,000 miles, it runs like a top. We’ve just marked it down to $1,875. It was donated to Community FoodBank, so this is your chance to snap up a great […]

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Baking bread, making friends

On September 19, 2018 By

Did you know?

Every major grocer in San Benito County — Lucky, Safeway and Nob Hill, donates baked goods to Community FoodBank seven days a week. Why not take a moment to thank your checker for his or her role in generously supporting the community?

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Thanks to a generous donation from the fine folks at Drive Rite Driving School, we are able to extend an opportunity to snap up a gently used car. Interior and body are perfect. It’s a 2005 Pontiac Grand Am with 202,000 miles on the odometer. Thanks to a regular comprehensive schedule of maintenance, […]

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Pinnacle Organics Supplies Us!

On September 15, 2018 By

Wow! The coolers at Community FoodBank are bursting this week. San Juan Valley grower Cindy Williams tapped the volunteers at @Village Harvest and the result is 3,989 pounds of farm fresh, organic apples!

Phil and Kathryn Foster of Pinnacle Organics supplied three bins overflowing with white onions. In addition to scads of fresh salad […]

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When you shop at Nob Hill Foods, you’re helping to nourish a healthier San Benito County! Every checkout counter features a small “food for families” plastic box for your change. What most people do not know is that every cent in those boxes goes to Community FoodBank to help fight hunger right here in […]

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$5,000 Community Impact grant

On July 19, 2018 By

We received word last week that we are to receive a $5,000 Community Impact grant through the Community Foundation for San Benito County!

The grant is one of 41 amounting to $250,000 awarded by Community Foundation for its 2018 granting cycle. All grants must be used for the benefit of San Benito […]

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Each term, student’s in Adrian Andrade’s communications class at Gavilan College’s Hollister campus are given a slice of real world experience.

The results of that experience were on display on May 7, when three teams of students gave brief presentations and reported on the outcomes.

After being assigned to a team, three groups of […]

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