Monica and Raymond Rodriguez will be honored as the 2019 YA Change Makers. Photo provided.

Events

Youth Alliance to host Change Makers

Three community leaders to be honored.

Frank Gookin stands next to his 1945 Dodge Power Wagon. Photos by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

For competitors, Pullin’ for a Cure means more than points

Sixth annual truck-pulling event raises funds for cancer research.

Nathan was one of Pet Friends' forever residents. He was with us until his death last year from kidney failure. Unfortunately, he never got his forever family. He represents what we do as a no-kill shelter: animals that we take in are cared for until they are adopted or reach the end of their life, due to illness or old age. Photos provided by Pet Friends.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: Pet Friends and Rescue

No-kill shelter works to reduce number of homeless cats and dogs in San Benito County.

Mr. O playing music. Photo provided by David Huboi.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: A letter to Mr. O’s Academy of the Arts

David Huboi writes about supporting a local music academy during the San Benito GIVES campaign.

Students participate in the San Benito County Arts Council's STEAM Art Camp at the ARTspace ANNEX in Hollister. Photo provided.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: San Benito County Arts Council

Raising funds to support Arts in Education program, which serves over 6,000 local students throughout the county.

The kids have many activities which help with social skills and more at Chamberlain's. Photo provided.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: Chamberlain’s Youth Services

This year's donations dedicated to completing bedroom makeovers.

The HDA puts on the annual Lights On Celebration Parade. Photo provided.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: Hollister Downtown Association

HDA works to preserve local history and charm, using economic development as its engine.

Keyboards were purchased so students can have music lessons. Photo provided by Jefferson Elementary School.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: E Cubed Foundation

Nonprofit brings arts and science programs to local rural students.

Photo provided by Christina Soto.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: Community Homeless Solutions

Seeking funds for reliable 12-passenger van.

Partnership for Children helps children like Ava get services they need. Photo provided

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: Partnership for Children

Working to increase access to medical care for children living with serious illnesses and support their families.

Women's Club of Hollister members. Photo provided.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: Women’s Club of Hollister

Club provides funds and resources to women and children.

Teens learning how to code at the library. Photo provided.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: Friends of the San Benito County Free Library

Nonprofit strives to spark increased usage and enhancement of library resources and services, with the goal of enriching the lives of our community.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Nonprofits

Effect Change with a Gift

Donations through San Benito GIVES on Sept. 10 will connect the power of giving with the Community Foundation's commitment to making a difference.

Photo provided by Hope Services.

Nonprofits

Hope Services receives funding for media and employment programs

Community Matching Impact Grant awarded to nonprofit focused on providing programs and services for the developmentally disabled and those with mental health needs in the Silicon Valley and the Central Coast.

San Benito County Superintendent of Schools Krystal Lomanto, State Assemblyman Robert Rivas, Young Woman of the Year award winners Reina Gonzales and Samantha Barrientos, and State Senator Anna Caballero at the 25th annual LULAC Women's Reception. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Nonprofits

LULAC honors women of the year

Silent auction proceeds go to scholarship fund.