Foodbank Receives $150K Grants from Walmart Foundation

Foodbank’s new Grocery Rescue van will make an appearance at the upcoming event.  (Foodbank of Santa Barbara County photo) On Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County will hold an event to acknowledge multiple grants awarded by the Walmart Foundation. Walmart Foundation grants help build a food secure community and provide needed equipment […]

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Group Which Helps Feed Hungry In Santa Barbara County Gets Major Grant

A non-profit group which helps feed some 146,000 people in need annually in Santa Barbara County is getting its own helping hand. Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is receiving more than $150,000 from the Walmart Foundation. The grants are to support Foodbank’s nutrition education programs, to help efforts in distributing produce, and to buy a […]

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Westmont Students Research West Side Food Quality

Carly Richardson, Kaitlynn Durham and Hailey Harper present their findings to community members of the Westside Impact Group and Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. (Westmont photo) Three Westmont College students have presented their research about the availability and quality of food in the West Side of Santa Barbara to more than two dozen community members of […]

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A Helping Hand

It’s that time of year again! Every November since 2009, Yardi has proudly participated in the Santa Barbara Foodbank’s annual Corporate Food & Funds Drive Challenge. By promoting friendly competition among local business, the corporate challenge is a chance to give back and support those in need during this holiday season and beyond. Every day, […]

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Expand giving to all season

The data-crunching website WalletHub has compiled a list of the best and worst cities in America when it comes the number of people in need. To no one’s surprise, the neediest populations are in places like Detroit, New Orleans and Brownsville, Texas. Also not surprising is that five of the 10 cities with the smallest […]

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