Nonprofits

Mission San Juan Bautista Preservation Fund Awarded Grant by Community Foundation for San Benito County

The Mission San Juan Bautista Preservation Fund is grateful to announce that the Community Foundation for San Benito County has awarded $10,000 towards the continuing development of construction plans for the preservation of the Mission San Juan Bautista

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Chris Bishop and Amber Lowther, new teachers to Sacred Heart School each with their "Baskets of Learning".

"Baskets of Learning" for new teachers

Two local nonprofits thank new teachers for choosing Hollister and San Benito County as their place to educate.

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Councilman Jim Gillio described at length the financial aspects of the 400 Block development. Photos by John Chadwell.

Hollister City Council certifies mayor's petition, will rescind decision on 400 Block or put on ballot at next meeting

Hollister council passes resolution to certify signatures on petition referendum to stop development of 400 Block and will hear options to either rescind development or put it on upcoming ballot.

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SEIU demonstrates for wage increase, sups oppose union-backed AB 1250

Union members marched outside county building protesting a lack of agreement regarding wage negotiations while supervisors pass resolution in opposition to same union's supported legislation.

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Lulac Health Fair is for families and it is free to attend.

3rd Annual LULAC Community Health Fair

LULAC provides a one-stop health event for the entire family

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Shelby O'Neil is passionate about the ocean, and how to protect it.

Local High School Junior founds "No Straw November"

Shelby O'Neil founds two programs that aim to tackle ocean pollution and ocean education.

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Paicines Ranch in Paicines, California

Pinnacles Gateway Partners Meeting at Paicines Ranch

Invitation goes out for a Pinnacles Gateway Partners box dinner meeting at Paicines Ranch. It is an opportunity to learn about the Condor Recovery Program and enjoy a guided tour of Paicines Ranch.

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The Community Foundation for San Benito County's building is in downtown Hollister. LDavid photo

BenitoLink receives $10,000 Grant from Community Foundation for SBC

As BenitoLink looks ahead to its fall donor campaign, the Community Foundation for San Benito County gives a big show of support for local news and information with a substantial grant

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San Benito County Historical Park

New Location for the San Benito Olive Festival

The 4th Annual San Benito Olive Festival is now at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos

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Youth Alliance honors community change makers

The annual Change Makers Gala will feature a cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, live auction, and music as Belen Andrade, Tom Breen and Patricia Mondragon are honored

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San Benito County's first Guitars Not Guns class graduates Saturday, Sept. 9

Guitars Not Guns class graduates 20-students at Veterans Memorial Building

Guitars Not Guns, a free, eight week-long guitar class for foster kids, at-risk youth and other deserving children 8 to 18 years old, comes to a close. 20 students will graduate Sept. 9 at Veterans Memorial Building in Hollister.

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The Rewards of Summer Reading

With record turnout, the San Benito County Free Library's 2017 Summer Reading Program was a big success.

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Youth and Adult Art Classes to begin soon in Hollister

The San Benito County Arts Council launches its Fall Art Session at the new ARTspace Annex at 217 Fifth St. in downtown Hollister.

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Wine tasting at the San Benito Olive Festival

A Fall Celebration of Local Harvest and Culinary Delights

The San Benito Olive Festival welcomes all families and foodies to its 4th annual gourmet celebration on October 14, 2017 at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos.

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Kinship's annual wine and food tasting is held on the Paicines Ranch, just south of Hollister on Highway 25.

Gabilan Chapter of Kinship Center Celebrates 61st Annual Wine and Food Tasting

Support foster and adoption services while enjoying the food and wine of San Benito County

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LETTUCE CELEBRATE! San Benito County Fair September 28th - October 1st at the Bolado Park Event Center

Lettuce Celebrate! San Benito County Fair is in bloom

Entries close Friday, Sept. 8; Chamber Mixer & Pick Up Party Sept. 13; Kick Off Dinner Sept. 23; Horse Show events Sept. 22-24; Fair runs Sept. 28-Oct. 1

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26 local nonprofits were given funding for specific, targeted programs that satisfy United Way's goals.

United Way invests in San Benito

United Way Sticks with Long-Time Programs and Takes on a Few New Ones

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United Way to celebrate grant allocations

The 26 allocations will help organizations focusing on youth, families and health

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Fourth annual Pullin' For a Cure supports local Relay for Life team

The family-friendly charity event was born from an idea that occurred over dinner

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Photo of Red Cross volunteer walking through the flooded areas of Hollister during the Winter 2017 floods there.

Central Coast Red Cross board elects new members

The Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of the Central Coast has voted to add five new members to the board

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