Coastal View News: LoBue adds another volunteer award to the long list

Does 92-year-old Charles LoBue plan on retiring from his 35-hour-a-week volunteer commitments any time soon? “No way,” he said. The hard-working community servant just received an award honoring him for 20 years as a volunteer for the Foodbank Santa Barbara County’s Brown Bag program, which supplies free groceries to seniors in need twice a month. […]

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Santa Maria Times: County food bank issues urgent call for turkey donations; 3,000 birds needed by Monday

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County needs about 3,000 turkeys by Monday. So far, it has only received about 200, which is less than 7 percent of its goal. “We are looking at a paltry sum of the poultry that we need,” said Paul Wilkins, the new director of operations. “We are really feeling the crunch right now. […]

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