Fridays are for Pizza! And thanks to Earthbound Farm, this pizza recipe is healthy!



1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/2 cup shredded organic mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup shredded organic cheddar cheese
1/4 cup fresh, chopped basil leaves
1/4 cup fresh Earthbound Farm Organic Spinach
1/2 tsp crushed […]

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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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Retreat defines mission

On January 31, 2019 By

The staff and board of directors at Community FoodBank participated in a two-day retreat and brainstorming session during the week of Jan. 20-25, and the outcome includes a new mission statement that better defines the food bank’s growing mission in San Benito County.

Building dignity.
Sharing abundance.
Nourishing lives.

That’s the new definition […]

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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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Starting the year with simple, fresh, and healthy recipes! Check out this recipe from our friends at Safeway. Chicken and vegetables marinated in balsamic vinegar, seasoned with salt and pepper and roasted in a pan.

Main Ingredients

24 ounces Signature Farms™ boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 3 breasts)

3 medium zucchini ((4 cups), cut into […]

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Earthbound Backpack Build

On January 7, 2019 By


The music was pumping and volunteers from Earthbound Farms got right to work Wednesday, packing backpack bags that go to local school children each week. The bags are intended to cover the weekend nutrition gap, when school meal programs are closed.

What does it cost to bridge the gap for a student for an […]

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

View the full-size letter here

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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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