Local organizations team up to feed the hungry

DISTRIBUTING FOOD TO THOSE IN NEED Miguel Garcia receives food from Michelle Cruff of Angel Bank on Jan. 25. February 3, 2014 •  Jennifer Best / JBest@BestFamilyAdventures.com On any given Friday morning, Sue McGilvray and a dozen volunteers from Orcutt Presbyterian Church can be found packing grocery bags for their customers — nearly 100 Orcutt families […]

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Veronica Sandoval Joins Board of Directors for CASA of Santa Barbara County

By Tara Gross for CASA of Santa BarbaraCounty | Published on 01.27.2014 8:45 a.m. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Santa Barbara County is pleased to announce the appointment of Veronica Sandoval to its Board of Directors. “Veronica is a wonderful person with a clear commitment to the community,” said Anthony Papa, board president. “We are honored […]

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Brown & Brown Insurance Wins Foodbank’s Corporate Food & Funds Drive Challenge

By Flannery Hill for the Foodbank of Santa BarbaraCounty | Published on 01.21.2014 4:26 p.m. The competitive spirit surrounding the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s annual Corporate Food & Funds Drive Challenge was at an all-time high this past holiday season, helping to make the 2013 competition a great success. The nine local companies involved — Brown & […]

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Foodbank recaps 2013 achievements, challenges

January 9, 2014  •  Staff Report In 2013, with innovative direct programs and coordination of a 300-plus community program network, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County distributed the food and resources to support 8.5 million meals — half of which was fresh produce. The Foodbank provides nourishment and education through its award-winning programs and a network […]

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