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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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A year-end letter from Maria Thomas, Community FoodBank CEO

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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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On Wednesday, November 14th, Community FoodBank played host to the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours mixer. A number or our neighbors dropped by to enjoy some light food and refreshment, to catch up with people they hadn’t seen in a while and to tour the all-new local food bank. People socialized […]

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Start off the Holiday season with this free concert tomorrow, Saturday, December 1st @ 7pm at SBHS Auditorium. This 9th annual holiday concert will feature all local talent, including groups from Gilroy and San Juan Bautista.

All guests are invited to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Community FoodBank!


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You build genuine and authentic connections with every guest to Community FoodBank, either for one day or sometimes for a lifetime. You make people feel welcome and comfortable often during difficult times in their lives. You can instantly build rapport and make a difference in someone’s life in just one interaction.

You take pride […]

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Scouts Brighten Holidays

On November 27, 2018 By

San Benito County’s Boy and Girl Scouts start their holiday season each year with a food drive, and this year is no different. After combing the community on Nov. 17, the scouts delivered their haul to Community FoodBank, and wow did they deliver!

The one-day effort yielded 5,486 pounds of groceries, valued at $9,490. […]

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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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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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