Server Alejandra Gonzalez with food from La Catrina for Hazel Hawkins workers. Photo courtesy of Frankie Gallagher.


Meals for Heroes works to feed Hazel Hawkins Hospital workers

Feeding Hazel Hawkins workers one round at a time, Hollister Downtown Association program pairs up with local restaurants to provide food to frontline workers.


Champions push Pledge over $25K

Donate to BenitoLink's Pledge of Champions fundraising campaign before the end of the year and your gift will be doubled.

Children receiving games on Friday. Photo provided by Michelle Perez-Picha.

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Teacher aims to keep most vulnerable kids playing during shelter-in-place

Michelle Perez-Picha at San Juan School gave out puzzles, card and board games.

Items purchased by the department for donation. Photo provided by SBC Behavioral Health.

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SBC Behavioral Health helps with donations and housing assistance

Department has been able to issue funds to help the homeless and at-risk of homelessness population with mental illness.

Help us reach our goal!


Residents support their local news

Individual donations of $1,000 or less will be matched up to a total of $35,000 until midnight Dec. 31 during our annual fundraiser known as Pledge of Champions!


BenitoLink Pledge of Champions raised $67,260 in donations

Thank you to all the individuals and local organizations who participated in our fundraising campaign!

Twenty-six local nonprofits were given funding for specific, targeted programs that satisfy United Way's goals in 2017. File photo.


United Way holds campaign to benefit local nonprofits

February fundraising aimed at increasing awareness of nonprofit services in the community.

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Final Day of Pledge of Champions

BenitoLink's largest community-supported fundraiser ended Dec. 31 with around $42,640!

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We’ve hit $32,000! Donations will be matched up to $50,000

With over $32,000 in donations from community members, BenitoLink heads toward the final days of Pledge of Champions.

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Doubling each donation, Pledge passes $25,000

Thanks to local major donors, this matching opportunity can go to a full $50,000!

San Benito High School students in Interact Club came together to wrap pajamas purchased by staff members who sponsored a child. Photo by Becky Bonner.

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SBHS students team up with staff to bring holiday cheer

Interact Club creates Pajama Drive to help children in need.

File photo by Joshua Miller.

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Hollister police take part in bike giveaway

Over 80 bikes contributed to community.

San Benito High School sophomore AVID students helped fill bags with donated items to be delivered to the homeless shelter on Dec. 19. Photo by Adam Breen.

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High school students to present gift bags to local homeless

Students in Laurie Chavez's AVID 10 class at San Benito High School packaged items donated by the community to make the season a bit brighter for area homeless.

Image courtesy of Pixabay.

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Toy Drive in Hollister brings holiday spirit

Residents come together giving gifts to others.

Sustaining Donors help BenitoLink grow. Graphic courtesy of Pixabay.


BenitoLink sustaining donors double their investment

Monthly donations bolster BenitoLink’s financial health.