Santa Maria Elks Lodge Cerrado temporalmente: Visite Allan Hancock College para recibir comida

Mientras Santa Maria Elks Lodge siga temporalmente cerrado, la Distribución de Alimentos SAFE que normalmente toma lugar allí los jueves a las 9 a.m. también estará cancelado. Hasta que Elks Lodge vuelva a abrir, los miembros de la comunidad en Santa María pueden visitar Allan Hancock College (a 1.9 millas de distancia) los jueves a […]

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Santa Maria Elks Lodge Temporarily Closed: Visit Allan Hancock College to Receive Food

While the Santa Maria Elks Lodge is temporarily closed, the SAFE Food Distribution that normally takes place there on Thursdays at 9 a.m. is also closed. Until the Elks Lodge reopens, community members in Santa Maria may visit Allan Hancock College (1.9 miles away) on Thursdays at 11 a.m. to receive healthy groceries and fresh […]

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We Stand For Justice

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County stands with all demanding justice for Black, Brown, Latinx, and Indigenous communities who have been devastated by policies and practices that hurt, silence, and oppress them. We are an organization involved with many partners in building a movement to end hunger and ensure that nutritious food is a fundamental […]

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Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Launches Text Program to Provide Food Information and Access to More of Local Population

  Community members can text “FOOD” in English or “COMIDA” in Spanish to (877) FOOD801 ((877) 366-3801). After providing their ZIP code, information about the three SAFE Food Net distribution locations nearest to them will be texted back. This service is free, though messaging costs may apply. NEWS RELEASE 5.15.2020 Foodbank Launches Text-to-Find-SAFE-Food Program to […]

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El Foodbank del condado de Santa Barbara presenta el programa de mensajes de texto para proporcionar más información de alimentos a la población local

Los miembros de la comunidad pueden marcar “COMIDA” en español o “FOOD” en inglés al (877) 366-3801 (877-FOOD801). Después de proporcionar su código postal, se les muestra la información sobre los tres lugares de distribución de alimentos SAFE más cercanos a ellos. Este servicio es gratuito, pero puede que haya costes. COMUNICADO DE PRENSA 15.5.2020 […]

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Unraveling the Kinks in the Local Food Chain to Build and Sustain a Resilient Food System

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the weaknesses in our current food system. But Santa Barbara County’s Food Action Plan — a  community-driven strategic plan that assesses and provides recommendations for how we grow, distribute, consume, and dispose of food — has proved to be an increasingly relevant blueprint for our community. Spearheaded […]

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New Program,Youth Responders, Works With Foodbank to Provide Stability for Local Children

The solution, Murillo said, is a new program called Youth Responders, which aims to give structure and purpose to youth ages 11 to 19. Participants can earn community service hours and gift card stipends by working in food packing and distribution in collaboration with the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County and grocery stores that have […]

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How to Safely Unpack and Clean your Groceries in the Age of Coronavirus

  Here at the Foodbank, we’ve gotten a lot of questions recently about how to correctly unpack and clean your produce and food items during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foodbank takes precautions to limit exposure of your food to COVID-19 – food is held for two days before it gets distributed to eliminate any contamination […]

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