Every year, Mary Zanger (second from left) organizes a troop of volunteers to pick fresh, organic cherries at an orchard outside of Hollister. Wednesday, the crew brought in a harvest of 218 pounds for Community FoodBank! We are headed back to the grove on Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. If you would like to […]Continue Reading →
It’s a record! Students in Adrian Andrade’s communications course at Gavilan College’s Hollister campus were tasked with working in teams to develop marketing campaigns to raise funds for Community FoodBank.
The class project is part of a curriculum unit Andrade developed several years ago, and a check of the records shows that this class […]Continue Reading →
Nation’s biggest food drive is Saturday, May 11.
Making a difference is only as far away as your mailbox this Saturday.
Local letter carriers are mounting their annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive set for Saturday, May 12. This is the 27th year that letter carriers nationwide have conducted what has become the largest one-day food drive in […]Continue Reading →
Hundreds of Community FoodBank visitors on Friday, April 5, were treated to more than fresh produce and groceries. San Benito County Public Health coordinated a health fair that offered information, resources and goodies covering everything from West Nile Virus to dental health to solutions available for conquering substance abuse.
This is the second year […]Continue Reading →
Almost every Friday, Maria Diaz from First 5 San Benito comes by Community FoodBank to share stories with children. Early childhood literacy is one of the very best ways to ensure academic success in the future, and Maria, dressed as Little Red Reading Hood, is a terrific literacy ambassador.Continue Reading →
Anyone who spends more than a few minutes at Community FoodBank will find that a mental adjustment is in order. Groceries are not calculated in terms of cartons, or pounds, but rather in tons, bins and truckloads. That’s what it takes to feed more than 5,000 people each month.
And so this week, Community […]Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, May 16th, SNAP-Ed will host a booth at Farmer’s Market in downtown Hollister focusing on Rethink Your Drink.
Celebrating the first ever Rethink Your Drink Day on May 16th, San Benito County Health Services’ SNAP-Ed Nutrition Program will be having a bling your reusable water bottle activity, surveys, offering water tasting, and offering […]Continue Reading →
Friday, May 18th, 2018
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
1133 San Felipe Road
Hollister, CA 95023
Everyone is invited to see the recently renovated FoodBank building. There will be tours, live music, food, and a chance to learn more about what the FoodBank does.Continue Reading →
Carlos Avila and Magali Garcia Arenas show off the barrel in the lobby at Caliber Collision at 847 Industrial Drive in Hollister. The crews at Caliber’s 550 collision centers nationwide are mounting a campaign through May 11 to help feed their neighbors throughout 17 states. The local drive benefits Community FoodBank. Donations of […]Continue Reading →