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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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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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It does, indeed, take a village. Not long ago, Becky Herbert and the rest of the fine folks at Farmhouse Cafe asked if Community FoodBank might be able to make use of a nearly-new display cooler. Certainly yes! That launched the beginning of the adventure.

The case is nearly seven […]

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