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 →
Action has been the operative word in Bayer’s involvement with the food bank and we couldn’t be more excited about partnering with this fantastic group of local people. Hailing from their office and field operations in San Juan Bautista, the Bayer volunteer team arrived at the food bank just before 8:30 a.m. on the company’s […]Continue Reading →
Some days are just perfect for warm, comforting soup. This Roasted Tomato Soup is classic and hearty, and only takes ten minutes to prep. Serve with a side salad or a gooey grilled cheese sandwich!
3 pounds Roma tomatoes (cut into 8 pieces, seeds and ribs removed)
1 medium yellow […]
We had a wonderful morning with Wells Fargo’s volunteer team. On Friday, September 20th, local bankers formed an assembly line inside of the warehouse here at the food bank, and went to work filling red mesh bags with nutritious snack-sized foods. It was Wells Fargo’s corporate Dedicated Day of Service and they chose to come […]Continue Reading →
We say it time and again, but still can’t say it enough: We love our volunteers and they are the life blood of Community Food Bank.
On a Friday in August, our Volunteer Coordinator, Juana Valdez, along with the help of her fellow food bank staff members, hosted a well-deserved appreciation lunch.
If you, your […]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 →
Ribbon cutting for new garden project by Growing Hearts Garden Center and in partnership with Community FoodBank.
Growing Hearts Garden Center headed a new project at Community FoodBank, producing an edible garden and tangible community involvement.
The ribbon cutting for the project happened on Saturday, July 13, and was attended by scores of supporters […]Continue Reading →
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