Transforming the health of Santa Barbara County through fresh produce and essential foods, nutrition knowledge, and education for children, families and seniors.
1 in 4 Need You
1 in 4 local people received food support through our 300 programs and partners annually.
The 35% Opportunity
35% of those we serve are children. A new generation of food literacy starts here.
10 Million Lbs.
Half of the food we distribute is fresh produce.
$1 = 8 Meals
Our program model, logistics and efficiency multiplies the impact of every dollar contributed.
300+ Partners & You!
We serve youth, families and seniors through a vast community of local nonprofits and supporters.
Empty Bowls demonstrates the value in nourishing one another – especially the most vulnerable among us – with a simple meal of soup from a handmade bowl. Each guest takes a locally handcrafted bowl home as a reminder of the meal’s purpose: to provide healthy food for the those facing hunger in our community. Saturday […]
Please join us for a day of community building and education at the beautful Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, featuring: General session on county-wide disaster feeding plan and agency training Breakout sessions on fundraising, nutrition, CalFresh, choice pantries, and more Keynote speaker, Dr. Anthony Iton, noted TED Talk presenter Breakfast and lunch provided Registration link […]