Maria Diaz of First 5 San Benito came to Community FoodBank on Friday for the first in a series of children’s story time events. Among other things, First 5 promotes early childhood learning and literacy, and the children who flocked to “Little Read Riding Hood’s” corner loved the […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 →
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 […]Continue Reading →