Foodbank of Santa Barbara County makes last call for turkey, healthy food donations

SANTA BARBARA — Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is still seeking turkeys, chickens, and healthy food donations to provide 30,000 County families healthy and nutritious holiday meals. The last day to donate turkeys, chickens and healthy food is Monday, November 23.  The Foodbank aims to provide complete meals this holiday season to each family in need. […]

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Judy Foreman: Ilvento’s Proprio Italiano Earns Oprah’s Sauce of Approval

Thanks to inclusion on this year’s Oprah’s Favorite Things, jars are flying off start-up company’s shelves Dr. Joe Ilvento and daughter, Juliana Fitzpatrick, right, with Amy Isabella Chalker, owner of Isabella Gourmet Foods in Santa Barbara. The father-daughter duo recently brought their Ilvento’s Proprio Italiano sauce to the store as part of a benefit for […]

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Santa Barbara County Foodbank Holds Table of Life Fundraiser

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County CEO Erik Talkin, center, with event honorees, Sherry Villanueva and Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree. (Photo by Melissa Walker / Noozhawk photo) Judi Weisbart and event host Stephanie Sokolove with event co-chairs Marybeth Carty and Arlene Montesano. (Photo by Melissa Walker / Noozhawk photo) Ann Edomstrom, Geoff Green and Maryann Schall. (Photo […]

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Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Kicks Off Turkey Drive For Holiday Season

Organization seeks donations to help ensure needy families have Thanksgiving meal Stu and Jan Bartleson, third and second from right, joined Wells Fargo Bank representatives to help the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County jumpstart the Thanksgiving Drive by donating 100 turkeys on Monday at the organization’s Santa Maria warehouse. (Janene Scully / Noozhawk photo)   […]

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Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Thanksgiving Drive Begins with 100-Turkey Donation

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County kicks-off its annual Thanksgiving Drive Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in Santa Maria, with a generous donation of 100 turkeys, the first significant step in providing healthy and nutritious holiday meals for 30,000 local families in need. For the 2015 Holiday season, the Foodbank hopes to collect 1.4 million pounds of food (or 1.16 million meals) and […]

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