Why Volunteerism is Critical

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month and the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County will be shining a spotlight throughout the next several weeks on our amazing volunteers, who enable us to do our work to battle food insecurity throughout the county. Annually, we engage over 2,000 volunteers in nearly all aspects of our work. We rely […]

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Food as Medicine: An Easy-to-Digest Podcast for a healthier you.

If you missed our Food as Medicine Lesson on cruciferous vegetables, have no fear! We have turned the information into a bite-sized podcast, so you can learn about making nutritious choices wherever you are. Feel free to download and distribute to your friends! About the Food as Medicine Program: Food as Medicine at the Foodbank […]

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Furloughed federal employees get help feeding their families

Furloughed federal workers and those working without paychecks because of the U.S. government shutdown got some help feeding their families Wednesday as Foodbank of Santa Barbara County distributed food to them at three locations. Read the full article by Mike Hodgson here. PLEASE NOTE: Updates have made been since the publication of this article. The Lompoc […]

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Affected by Government Shutdown? Dial 2-1-1 Santa Barbara County For Support

Today, Jan. 14, is the 24th day of the U.S. government shutdown, the longest in American history. For Santa Barbara County residents who have been impacted by the government shutdown, 2-1-1 Santa Barbara County offers Health and Human Services information and assistance in three ways: Read full story by Sheri Mobley here.  […]

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Santa Barbara County Non-Profit Helping Public Prepare For Disasters With Emergency Food Kits

The one year anniversary of the deadly 1/9 debris flow in Montecito was not only a chance to remember those who lost their lives, and were injured. It helped focus new attention on the issue of preparedness. In the wake of the Thomas Fire, and Montecito debris flow, a non-profit agency which normally focuses on […]

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