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End Summer Hunger

End Summer Hunger is here!

Together we will distribute over 37,000 nutritious meals to 3,255 children this summer via our Picnic in the Park program. Your donation ensures children and their families countywide will receive the help they need this summer to be healthy. Learn more here.


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Food from the Bar

Santa Barbara Women Lawyers partners with legal firms and organizations to raise $20,000 in support of the Foodbank’s campaign to End Summer Hunger. Proceeds from Food from the Bar support Picnic in the Park, a Foodbank program that offers free, healthy lunches to children across Santa Barbara County during the summer months. In 2016, over 38,000 meals were distributed to kids through Picnic in the Park. 


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All At Once with Jack Johnson

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is teaming up with Jack Johnson on his 2017 Summer Tour and All At Once, a social action network connecting nonprofits with people who want to become active in their local and world community. All At Once promotes sustainable local food systems and plastic free initiatives and encourages action through the Capture Your Commitment campaign.

Join us at the Jack Johnson concert in Santa Barbara on July 17, 2017 at the Santa Barbara Bowl and show your support of ending hunger in our community.

Jack Johnson’s charity is matching donations contributed to us at the show or directly to our organization through September 1st, up to a total of $2500. Make a contribution right now and your money will be doubled by the Johnson Ohana Foundation! Donate today.

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Table of Life 2017

Bringing together local chefs, winemakers and foodies to celebrate Santa Barbara County’s finest and support thousands of low-income children whose health is impacted by poor nutrition.

Thank you for attending our 2017 Table of Life event. Through your generosity, we hope to meet our $250,000 goal to support the nutritional health of children in our community.

SAVE THE DATE for the 6th Annual Table of Life Gala on October 14, 2017.


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Santa Maria Empty Bowls 2017

For a $25 ticket donation, Empty Bowls guests choose a beautiful handmade bowl, enjoy a simple meal of soup, bread and water, and take home the bowl as a reminder of the meal’s purpose: to feed the hungry in the Santa Maria community.

Santa Maria Empty Bowls will feature a Raffle Extravaganza that includes a selection of wines, restaurant and entertainment certificates, jewelry, and much more—something for everyone! Raffle tickets will be available at the door.

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Santa Barbara Empty Bowls 2017

Join the Foodbank for the 20th ANNUAL Santa Barbara Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls is a community event to end hunger alongside neighbors and friends. Local restaurants donate delicious fresh soup and bread. Guests savor the meal in one-of-a-kind bowls created by local ceramicists, then take the bowls home to treasure as a gift and reminder of hunger in our community. After your lunch, tour the Foodbank next door and learn about ways to get involved.

For a ticket donation of $30, guests choose a beautiful handmade bowl, enjoy a simple meal of soup, bread and water, and take home the bowl as a reminder of the meal’s purpose to feed the hungry in our community.

Tickets on sale soon!

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