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Provide Healthy Lunches for Kids This Summer

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Your Foodbank's Disaster Preparedness

We're gleaning lessons from recent events and working to ensure Santa Barbara County is ready should disaster strike again. Top priorities include strengthening our own and our 300 partners' preparedness, educating residents to be nutritionally resilient, and equipping volunteers to play a bigger role.

Food First Newsletter

Learn about Foodbank disaster relief and preparedness in the new issue of Food First!

Volunteer for Picnic in the Park

It feels great! Find out how you and your team can help this summer!

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!

How the Foodbank Helps Working Families

Learn how the Foodbank helps families like Daniel and Maricruz's during difficult times.

Become a Monthly Donor

Even small donations make a big difference, especially for little tummies! Do your part with easy automatic monthly contributions.

Read Our Food Action Plan

A comprehensive look at our region's food system created with Community Environmental Council and the Santa Barbara Foundation.

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


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