Carpinteria Boys & Girls Club Served 115,000 Snacks in 2013 with Foodbank Support

The United Boys & Girls Club of Carpinteria announced that the organization was able to serve more than 115,000 nutritional snacks to local youths in 2013 thanks to the food support of the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. The Foodbank provided enough free and low-priced food items for the club to serve a vast accumulation of healthy snacks […]

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Events to support Empty Bowls

PEOPLE URGED TO SHOW CREATIVE FLAIR AT TWO SESSIONS February 16, 2014 12:35 am  •  Staff report Two local bowl glazing events are planned to provide custom bowls for the upcoming Empty Bowl fundraiser, benefiting the efforts of the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County in the Lompoc area. Today, the Cypress Gallery on Cypress Avenue and South […]

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FoodBanks Affected By Drought

Only a quarter of the shelves full at Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Tracy Lehr, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Reporter, tracy@keyt.com POSTED: 10:20 PM PST Feb 13, 2014 UPDATED: 10:24 AM PST Feb 14, 2014 Foodbanks Impacted by Drought SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is feeling the impact of the ongoing drought. The nonprofit is paying more for produce and seeing a drought in donations. About 3/4 […]

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Foodbank Launches Family Philanthropy Program with Focus on Volunteerism

Published on 02.04.2014 As a leader in improving nutritional health in our region, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is pleased to announce its newly formalized Family Philanthropy Program. The new Family Philanthropy Program at the Foodbank seeks to engage families and will allow siblings, partners, grandparents, parents and children alike to come together and impact the […]

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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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