Foodbank of Santa Barbara County receives donation

By Kathrene Herndon, KSBY News KSBY-TV updated 4/17/2014 7:15:54 PM ET A promotion late last year is benefiting the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. A check for more than $2,000 will be presented to the organization Thursday night from Santa Barbara Gift Baskets. The company held a gift basket promotion last December with a portion of the […]

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Dry conditions impacting Food Bank

Link to video: http://www.ksby.com/news/dry-conditions-impacting-food-bank/ April 17, 2014 by KSBY Staff The Santa Barbara County Food Bank says the dry conditions have a negative impact on its services to help the hungry. The Food Bank works with the state agency Farm to Family to purchase fresh produce for families who can’t afford food. Officials say due to the […]

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Santa Barbara Gift Baskets Donating Proceeds of Holiday Promotion to Foodbank

POSTED ON 04.16.2014 11:38 A.M. SOURCE: ANNE PAZIER FOR SANTA BARBARA GIFT BASKETS Santa Barbara Gift Baskets will present a check for more than $2,000 to the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County on Thursday at the Foodbank’s Multi Chamber Mega Mixer. The donation stems from a promotion Santa Barbara Gift Baskets launched in December, featuring a gift basket […]

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Drought Squeezing Local Foodbanks

Foodbanks are paying more for higher demand staple crops. Keith Carls, KCOY Central Coast News Reporter, KeithCarls@kcoy.com POSTED: 05:14 PM PDT Apr 16, 2014 UPDATED: 10:27 AM PDT Apr 17, 2014 Drought Squeezing Local Foodbanks Link to Video: http://www.keyt.com/news/drought-squeezing-local-foodbanks/25522730 SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County helps those who need help putting food on the table. “The majority of people who we serve are working”, Foodbank […]

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Strawberries vital to local, state economy

SB COUNTY AMONG TOP PRODUCERS, REPORTS SHOWS Freshly picked strawberries wait to be moved at Manzanita Berry Farms in Santa Maria, The California Strawberry Commission released a first-ever state wide economic report detailing the $3.4 billion economic contributions of strawberry farming to the state. March 19, 2014 12:45 am  •  Erin Lennon / elennon@santamariatimes.com Strawberries may be […]

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Commentary: Foodbank of Santa Barbara County seeks to help area seniors

March 13, 2014 Commentary: Foodbank of Santa Barbara County seeks to help area seniors By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 Frank X. Moraga Sunny beaches, vibrant retail centers and an improving housing market seem to indicate that the 805 region has weathered the worst of the economic storm of the Great Recession. But just in time to […]

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Foodbank to Host Inaugural Santa Barbara Fork &Cork Classic on Sunday, June 1st at Montecito Country Club

PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Originally published 6:31 p.m., March 4, 2014 Updated 6:31 p.m., March 4, 2014 Proceeds will benefit Foodbank’s over 300 local nonprofit partners source: THE FOODBANK OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is pleased to announce the inaugural Santa Barbara Fork & Cork Classic taking place Sunday, June 1st from 3:00 p.m. to […]

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