Hancock College distributing free food to students every month

With more than 10.5 million students attending community colleges across the U.S., more than half describe themselves as having food insecurities, according to a recent University of Wisconsin study. In an effort to prevent this hunger and promote healthy eating, Hancock College has partnered with the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County to hand out free […]

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Wal-Mart Foundation shows support for Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

Santa Maria Mayor Alice Patino, representatives of Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s board of directors and members of Wal-Mart’s local and corporate management gathered Wednesday at the Foodbank’s Santa Maria warehouse to celebrate the funding support of the Wal-Mart Foundation. “These funds are significant in the effort to build a food-secure community, reaching youth, families and […]

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