Articles From : Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

  • Foodbank’s Picnic in the Park Program Give Free Lunches for Children

    The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County will offer free healthy lunches for kids 18 and under Monday through Friday from June 8 to August 7 at ten locations countywide.

  • Foodbank Pilots Free Restaurant Program for Community Facing Hunger

    The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is piloting a new program designed to provide prepared meals to seniors, while also helping local restaurants.

  • Foodbank Preparing for Possible Local Impacts of COVID-19 Outbreak

    The Foodbank is focusing on nutrition for seniors and families in the event the coronavirus outbreak reaches our communities.

  •  Foodbank of Santa Barbara County names Carol Olson as new vice chair

    Foodbank of Santa Barbara County names Carol Olson as new vice chair

    Source: Foodbank SBC Carol Olson, a California licensed professional fiduciary and chartered financial analyst at Quinn Fiduciary Services in Santa Barbara, has been named vice chair of the county's leading food relief organization.
  • Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Pilots High School “Food Creativity Lab” as Part of Expanding Education Programs

    Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Pilots High School “Food Creativity Lab” as Part of Expanding Education Programs

    Source: Foodbank of Santa Barbara County The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is expanding its award-winning Children’s Health Initiative, a series of programs collectively called “Feed the Future,” with a brand new “Food Creativity Lab” (FCL) with a pilot beginning at Dos Pueblos High School on February 25.
  • Fill the Foodbank! Drive-Thru Food Drive
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    Fill the Foodbank! Drive-Thru Food Drive

    The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is asking the community to donate non-perishable food items to provide healthy groceries to neighbors facing food insecurity this winter. Fill the Foodbank! on Saturday, February 8 is the second Drive-thru Food Drive. This time, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at BOTH Foodbank warehouses, community members may drop-off non-perishable food items. The Foodbank’s Santa Maria warehouse is located at 490 West Foster Road and the Santa Barbara warehouse is at 4554 Hollister.

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    Fill the Foodbank! Drive-thru Donation Drop-Off

    The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is asking the community to donate non-perishable food items that are urgently needed to provide healthy groceries to the community this holiday season. Fill the Foodbank! is a first-ever Drive-thru Food Drive on Saturday, November 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Foodbank’s Santa Barbara warehouse at 4554 Hollister.

  • Young and older come together to raise funds to provide healthy food to those facing hunger in Santa Barbara County. A 9-year-old boy in glasses enjoys butternut squash soup at last year's Empty Bowls lunch
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    21st Annual Santa Barbara Empty Bowls

    The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County will host its 21st Annual Santa Barbara Empty Bowls fundraiser on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the Ben Page Youth Center, 4540 Hollister Ave. Seatings are scheduled for 11 a.m., 12 noon, and 1 p.m. The annual event raises awareness about hunger and food insecurity throughout the community and raises funds to end hunger in Santa Barbara County.