Safeway hosted a re-grand opening celebration in honor of the Hollister store remodel on Wednesday, January, 8, 2020 and Community FoodBank of San Benito was selected as the charity of choice to receive a $3,000 donation during the festivities. A brief program took place at the store, including remarks from Safeway management, a ribbon cutting […]Continue Reading →
Community FoodBank’s annual food drive tradition has been lighting up the community for the holidays. While we have not seen any of our 55 gallon food donation barrels hung from the eaves of houses or perched on top of trees, we have seen the unmistakable sparkle of giving in San Benito County!
Each year, from […]Continue Reading →
The Top Hatters Motorcycle Club once again lent a hand to help fight hunger in San Benito County, as they do every year. Here at the food bank, we have come to eagerly anticipate the arrival of roaring motorcycles (one of them ridden by Santa) and pickup trucks full of donated food that the Top […]Continue Reading →
San Benito High School’s annual Canned Food Drive to benefit Community Food Bank of San Benito County brought in 4,694 items, which will be donated to the organization that provides food, nutritional education and advocacy for locals in need.
SBHS Activities Director Catalina Lemos, who organized the effort along with Associated Student Body (ASB) […]Continue Reading →
This evening we visited the fantastic students and their families at Enterprise Academy Of Martial Arts in Hollister to see the 60 baskets of food they’ve worked to prepare for donation to the food bank.
Each year, Community FoodBank’s holiday food drive seeks donations of canned goods and other non-perishable food and we are […]Continue Reading →
Rolling out our annual Holiday Food Drive feels like an old friend came into town for a visit — great to see them, a familiar, friendly look and always bringing good cheer. This year, over 90 donation barrels are already placed at locations throughout the county and more are going out nearly every day.
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From December 1st through 12th, neighbors can support other neighbors in San Benito County through the 12 Days of Giving holiday campaign. Supporters who donate during the 12 days will have their funds matched by generous local businesses.
Community FoodBank is collaborating with fellow nonprofit organizations to raise awareness and funds about needs that […]Continue Reading →
UPDATE, September 20, 2019
The numbers are in and we wanted to take a moment to thank our donors and supporters. This year’s San Benito GIVES fundraising campaign garnered $1,550 in donations and will be used to help fund our ongoing food programs.
Our supporters – people like you – are essential to […]Continue Reading →
Funded by the kindness of community member donations, and grants from partner organizations like Bayer U.S., Community FoodBank’s Backpack Bag program benefits students throughout the school year. Containing enough for two breakfasts and lunches, and intended to help kids bridge the nutrition gap they may face over the weekend, when school nutrition programs are closed, […]Continue Reading →
Sunlight Giving, a Palo Alto-based charitable foundation, announced last week that its continuing grant supporting Community FoodBank operations has been extended for another three years.
The grant is one of the largest the food bank receives. “We are happy to share that we’ve made a significant increase to your grant amount,” said Linda […]Continue Reading →
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