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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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Butternut squash for the win

On February 16, 2018 By

Bob and Carol Swanson, the same people who brought us spaghetti squash last week, donated almost 4,000 pounds of butternut squash for this week’s Community FoodBank market basket.

This dense, sweet winter squash is great roasted or steamed. Mark Paxton reports “it’s my secret standin for pumpkin in “pumpkin” pie and it gets great […]

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2017 12 Days of Giving Update

On February 12, 2018 By

You did it again! The 2017 12 Days of Giving campaign wrapped up recently with a reception at Aroma Cellars in Hollister. Together, the four local nonprofits — with the generous support of the community — collected more than $128,000 in donations in less than two weeks.

With a matching fund pool provided by […]

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Spuds! That’s what a few thousand pounds of white potatoes look like when they arrive at Community FoodBank, and they’re heading out the doors later this week. Marketplace hours are 9 a.m. – noon every Friday and Saturday.

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Neighborly Warmth

On January 10, 2018 By

This post brought a smile to our face. Shared from SafeHouse Web:

We’re spreading the warmth on this rainy day by bringing breakfast burritos from Farmhouse Cafe to our neighbors here in downtown Hollister! Looks like our friends at Continue Reading

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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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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12 Days of Giving, a community-driven fundraising campaign that provides critical support to four local nonprofit agencies offering essential services, sometimes appears on dinner plates.

The support provided through 12 Days of Giving to Community FoodBank funds operation of a food sharing network that reached nearly one in six San Benito County residents last […]

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This Saturday, December 2nd, is going to be fun!

The Boy Scouts of America – San Benito County will be collecting food from your front door to deliver to FoodBank.

Also, the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club is doing their 28th annual canned food drive. Check out the flyers for more […]

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