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Provide fresh produce and healthy groceries to those in need as recovery from recent disasters continues: families of workers who have lost jobs and income will feel the economic impact for months to come. Thank you!

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Every day we are working to move people from hunger into health. Not only feeding but teaching how to fish.


Jun 01-30End Summer Hunger 2018


Oct 06Table of Life 2018


Oct 24Santa Maria Empty Bowls 2018


Nov 11Santa Barbara Empty Bowls 2018 — 21st Year!




Distribución de Comida de Emergencia de Foodbank del Condado de Santa Bárbara en las Secuelas de la Inundación de Montecito


Foodbank Establishes Emergency Thomas Fire & Flood Food Distribution Sites


KEYT: 20th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser held in Santa Barbara


KSBY: Foodbank of Santa Barbara County in need of turkeys for Thanksgiving


KSBY: Empty Bowls luncheon raises money for Foodbank of Santa Barbara County