Publications & Brand

Our fiscal year is July 1 to June 30.

Foodbank Publications & Reports

For questions, please contact: Judith Smith-Meyer, Marketing Communications Manager – (805) 967-5741 x 104.

Financial Statements

Federal Forms 990’s

Audit Statements

Annual Reports

Tax ID: 77-0169214

Our Food First Newsletter

Other Publications & Reports

Report: A Snapshot of Poverty in Santa Barbara County 2013 (14MB PDF)*

*Foodbank CEO Erik Talkin was among the 16 community leaders invited to offer critical insights and ideas through key informant-interviews.

For Press Releases

Use this boilerplate text in press releases:
“The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is transforming health by eliminating hunger and food insecurity through good nutrition and food literacy. The Foodbank provides nourishment and education through its award-winning programs and a network of over 300 member non-profit partners. In Santa Barbara County, one in four people receive food support from the Foodbank; over 146,198 unduplicated people of whom 35% are children. Last year, the Foodbank distributed 9.7 million pounds of food – half of which was fresh produce. For more information, visit”

Please email Judith Smith-Meyer, Marketing Communications Manager – (805) 967-5741 x 104 for approval before distribution of the release.

Quoting the Foodbank

“The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is proud to partner with (YOUR BUSINESS NAME) because they believe in our mission to end hunger in Santa Barbara County furthermore they have invested in XXXX meals for those in need.” (Use a $1=8 meals metric)

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