Nonprofits

​​​​​​​Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Housing Opportunity Meals Empowerment (H.O.M.E.) resource center

The San Benito County Community Action Board (CAB) board members and Health and Human Services Agency Department of Community Services and Workforce Development (CSWD) is happy to showcase the newly constructed H.O.M.E. Resource Center.

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Our Father's House; helping the homeless, one person at a time

Linda Lampe has been helping the homeless in San Benito County for over 20 years, and her nonprofit Our Father's House gives them a place to find compassion and a way out of homelessness.

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Pat Loe caught her fellow commissioners and ConEdison VP by surprise with her demand for $1 million. Photos by John Chadwell

County Planning Commission adds $1 million to amended first agreement with solar company to "heal community"

Pat Loe, who was a supervisor when original Panoche Valley Solar Project was approved, now, as a planning commissioner, wants $1 million to be paid to Community Foundation as endowment for nonprofits.

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San Benito Babe Ruth Bambino Division Gets $3500 Grant

The San Benito Babe Ruth Bambinos received $3500 as a Community Foundation Matching Grant. It will help to buy both uniforms and equipment.

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BenitoLink is community-based news at its best

Pledge of Champions is off to a good start with community members getting behind their local news source. And that community spirit is what makes it all work.

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Mitchell Dabo is a financial advisor and SBC Board of Education president

$1.74 Million Judgement against Dabo, financial advisor and SBC Board of Education president

After a two hour trial, San Benito County Superior Judge Marjorie Laird Carter ruled against Dabo

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Roberto Nolasco singing Jail House Rock

Last performances for “All Shook Up” Nov. 10 and Nov 11.

The San Benito Stage company teen cast gives a great comedic performance of star crossed lovers while singing songs inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley.

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Small Steps celebrates 20 years

With roughly 270 volunteers in attendance, local children in need were able to shop to get coats and shoes for the winter as Small Steps celebrates 20 years of operation

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12 Days of Giving Helps Nourish a Community

Shared efforts yield large benefits

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City staff will present resources to the local business community

City of Hollister to host Open House on Internet Service

The City of Hollister's next community open house will be hosted from 7:00-9:00 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9. The event will focus on internet services in Downtown Hollister and the community. 

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Congressman Jimmy Panetta, Mickie Luna and Brent Wilkes (LULAC Executive Director,  Washington D.C.)

LULAC 30th Anniversary Celebration a Success

Community Celebrates the Accomplishments of LULAC

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Farm Bureau brings agriculture to the classroom

The San Benito County Farm Bureau has been teaching kids about farming for 30 years during Farm Day and is now in the classrooms of every school to bring the message of healthy, locally-grown food.

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Michael Thomas rallied 4-H clubs around the county to donate. Photo provided by Patrice Kuershner

Local Teen Hosts Multi-Club 4-H Community Service Project

With the help of ten 4-H clubs throughout San Benito County, Thomas was able to collect two truckloads of supplies.

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Greg Lucas(center in blue), the state librarian takes a look at a display in the Hollister Library.

State Librarian visits San Benito County Free Library

California State Librarian, Greg Lucas, paid a visit to the San Benito County Free Library last week.

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Hollister Pregnancy Center in Hollister

Community Foundation of San Benito County awards $5,000 grant to Hollister Pregnancy Center’s “Sixteen Project”

Hollister Pregnancy Center provides free of charge STI testing through their Sixteen Project. The Community Foundation of San Benito County awarded a $5,000 grant towards the program.

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Annual 12 Days of Giving Campaign Set to Kick Off Dec. 1st

Holiday campaign supports four nonprofits providing essential-needs services to San Benito County residents.

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Guitars Not Guns, San Benito County chapter officially formed.

The nonprofit provides guitars and free lessons to youths ages 8-18-years-old in San Benito County.

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BenitoLink gets $28,000 NewsMatch offer

NewsMatch, is "interested in informing the public and holding those in power accountable". It will provide an additional $28,000 in matching funds for Pledge of Champions Nov.1 kick-off

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Mitchell J. Dabo is San Benito County Board of Education president and a financial advisor in Hollister. (BenitoLink file photo)

County School Board President Mitchell Dabo Accused in Trust Fund Rip-Off

Suit alleges financial advisor scammed elderly widow for nearly $500,000 that had been left to community foundation.

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