Group Which Helps Feed Hungry In Santa Barbara County Gets Major Grant

A non-profit group which helps feed some 146,000 people in need annually in Santa Barbara County is getting its own helping hand.

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is receiving more than $150,000 from the Walmart Foundation.

The grants are to support Foodbank’s nutrition education programs, to help efforts in distributing produce, and to buy a refrigerated van.

Working with more than 300 non-profit partners, Foodbank distributed nearly 10 million pounds of food last year in Santa Barbara County.