Nonprofits

This 1956 Chevy Bel Air won best of show at last year's event. Photo provided.

32nd Street Festival Car Show & Chili Cook-Off

Over 200 beautiful cars and trucks and 8,000 festival goers will descend upon downtown to catch up with friends and family while admiring the vehicles on display.

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BenitoLink Board President Rohit Sharma (center) hands BenitoLink donor (left) Debbie Simmons four Disneyland tickets. BenitoLink Executive Director Leslie David is on the far right.

BenitoLink Announces Disneyland Ticket Winner

Just retired from Pinnacles National Park, BenitoLink drawing winner Debbie Simmons is looking forward to her upcoming Disneyland trip.

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Hollister's airport had its beginnings as a Naval training center for bomber pilots headed for the Pacific during World War II. Photo courtesy US Navy.

Hollister Airmen's Association assists local aviation

Members of the nonprofit Hollister Airmen's Association are the "caretakers of the airport," who have volunteered to promote aviation and the importance of the airport for 72 years.

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Sunday's event included student dance groups from local primary schools. Photo credit Becky Bonner.

Youth Alliance Festival de la Familia promotes community at free event

With about 500 people in attendance at the Youth Alliance's first ever Festival de la Familia, San Benito County residents were able to enjoy music, art, and family-oriented activities at Dunne Park.

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Heroes Breakfast graphicThe American Red Cross of the Central Coast will be honoring a group of community members for their acts of courage or compassion, at the chapter's 13th Annual Heroes Breakfast on Friday, June 15 in Aptos. Photo provided.

Central Coast Red Cross announces 2018 Heroes Breakfast honorees

The American Red Cross of the Central Coast will be honoring a group of community members for their acts of courage or compassion at the chapter's 13th Annual Heroes Breakfast on Friday, June 15 in Aptos.

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Registration for Summer Reading Program Begins at San Benito County Free Library

The San Benito County Free Library invites all community members to participate in its annual Summer Reading Program. All events are free and in-person and online registration begins Monday, June 4.

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The fund has raised more than $1 million so far to restore the mission. It will be a multi-million dollar project and will be done in phases. Courtesy of Mission San Juan Bautista Preservation Fund.

Nonprofit group raises money and works to restore Mission San Juan Bautista

A nonprofit group is geared up to raise money to restore Mission San Juan Bautista.

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Bernie Ramirez with students. Photo provided.

Veteran Voices Book Launch on Tuesday May 29th

Students will read excerpts from newly published book honoring the lives and experiences of local Latino veterans.

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Monterey Bay Economic Partnership’s Housing 101 Comes to San Benito County

The purpose of the forum is to build more awareness of San Benito County’s housing efforts and MBEP’s housing initiative aimed at increasing housing supply across our region that addresses all income levels.

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Foundation CEO Gary Byrne giving a recap of the San Benito Gives event at the Garden Shoppe. Photo submitted.

San Benito Gives Exceeds All Expectations

The community helped raise more than $160,000 for nonprofits.

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Silva Ranch protected by the San Benito Agricultural Land Trust conservation easement. Photo courtesy SBALT website.

Protecting San Benito County Agricultural Lands for 25 years

The San Benito Agricultural Land Trust is devoted to farmers and ranchers in order to protect the agricultural heritage of San Benito County.

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San Benito Gives

San Benito GIVES brings in $104,289 for local nonprofits

San Benito Agricultural Land Trust, Pet Friends, and Neighbors Helping Neighbors had the largest amount of donors.

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May 3 Election Forum was held at Hollister City Council Chambers. Public attendance was so high, there was standing room only in the back with the lobby full and people waiting on the front steps.

BenitoLink-Farm Bureau forum videos with candidate responses

See the candidates respond to questions and make up your own mind for the upcoming election. The BenitoLink-Farm Bureau Forum is broken up in shorter segments for the contests on the June 5 Primary Election.

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BenitoLink receives investigative grant

LION Publishers, an organization for local independent online news, has awarded a $1,500 grant to BenitoLink to extend its investigative reporting.

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San Benito GIVES is about our local nonprofits and the many ways they serve

San Benito GIVES is here. Today is the day to make a donation of any size toward a nonprofit you appreciate.

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House of Suenos was started as a pilot program in 2014 by Suenia Romero (featured center). Romero is joined by Development Director Mary Lou Mazzone (featured left) and Financial Book Keeper Donna Kinsley (featured right).

House of Sueños: Empowering single mothers through supportive housing and therapy

House of Sueños is a nonprofit organization based in Hollister that works with single mothers to break the cycle of abuse and empower them for the future.

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Friends of the Library teaches adults how to read

Friends of the Library volunteers tutor adults to improve their English skills in order to have a better understanding of the language and accomplish a specific goal.

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R.E.A.C.H. San Benito Parks Foundation

REACHing Out: Seeking Community Support

The generosity of San Benito County residents sets a positive trajectory into the future!

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YMCA of San Benito County provides space for youth summer camp

Championing the core values of healthy living, respect, social responsibility, and youth development, the YMCA of San Benito County gives kids a safe, fun environment to go for the summer.

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Jovenes de Antaño: serving the elderly since 1975

Started in 1975, Jovenes de Antano provides much needed services to the elderly population of San Benito County.

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