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 41% Opportunity
41% of those we serve are children. A new generation of food literacy starts here.
20 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.
Outreach to Those Most in Need
Our expanded Healthy School Pantries program and our new Food Access for Farmworkers program support the most vulnerable in our community.
Get ready for our Empty Bowls events this fall, winter and spring! Santa Maria Empty Bowls will be a drive-thru event on Wednesday, November 3 at the Santa Maria Fairpark. The event will follow all current Covid-19 protocols. Buy tickets and learn more below! Buy Tickets Santa Barbara Empty Bowls will be an outside, in-person […]
Get Ready to Shake Out! The Great CA Shakeout Earthquake Drill Thursday, October 21st at 10:10 a.m. Earthquakes are an ever-present risk in certain regions of the country and around the world. What you do now will strongly impact your quality of life afterwards. When an earthquake strikes, everyone must respond immediately in order to […]
RideSB100 is coming up on October 23! This year, each 100-mile registration will include a donation equal to 100 meals, highlighted by this year’s slogan #100Miles100Meals. Learn more and register here! The event also needs volunteers! Please head to https://volunteer-ridesb100.eventbrite.com/ to sign up! […]