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 […]
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 […]
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.
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Calvary Christian School in Hollister may be small, but its 48 students share a great, big heart. Even though Community FoodBank’s Holiday Food and Fund Drive does not get going in earnest until this week, students mounted a preview event through the Thanksgiving weekend, focusing specifically on grocery items for the food bank’s School […]Continue Reading →
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. […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
Erika Perez of San Benito County Public Health visited with Community FoodBank customers Friday, sharing bilingual exercise guides and enrolling people in a series of free nutrition seminars. For more information, or to register, call Erika at 637-5367.Continue Reading →
With two pallets of portobellos in the building, it’s time for us at Community FoodBank to get creative! This easy side dish comes to us from our friends at feastingnotfasting.com.
Marinated and then baked, these portobello mushrooms are simply the best, whether as a side accompanying another entrée or as a vegetarian main dish.
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