National Guard Steps Up to Distribute Food, Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Clients Swell in Number

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County staff and volunteers are feeding four times more than their usual number of customers, and extra hands have arrived in the form of the California National Guard. In South County, six Guardsmen from the 146th Airlift Wing — and 14 in North County — are helping the Foodbank assemble and distribute the […]

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Foodbank of Santa Barbara County in need of bilingual volunteers for call center

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County in need of bilingual volunteers for call center Call center volunteers will be tasked with answering disaster-related questions, directing clients to food distribution sites, signing up seniors and those with medical needs for food deliveries, and connecting with delivery recipients to let them know when their food will arrive at […]

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FOODBANK PREPARING FOR POSSIBLE LOCAL IMPACTS OF COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Foodbank Preparing for Possible Local Impacts of COVID-19 Outbreak: Focus on Nutrition for Families and Seniors Countywide Disaster Feeding Plan will guide emergency food distribution planning and implementation In light of the anticipated continued spread of COVID-19, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and leading health organizations and healthcare providers, the Foodbank […]

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No-bake Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Energy Balls

    Skill Level: Kid Friendly Prep Time: 15 min Makes : 12 We love peanut butter because it’s filling and energy-dense.  It’s a great source of plant-based protein, unsaturated fat and complex carbohydrate fiber.  These are the optimal kinds of protein, fat and fiber.  These no-bake peanut butter and oatmeal energy balls are the […]

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The Wonder of Peanut Butter

We’re kicking off the New Year by collecting a precious resource: peanut butter! Well actually, all nut butters! January 24th is National Peanut Butter day and this staple is something we can’t collect fast enough.  It’s an item that’s in demand from all members of the community we serve, from kids to seniors and everyone […]

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