Ann Griffin, a retired teacher, and other volunteers carry items to cars at the Community FoodBank. Photo by Andrew Pearson.


Community FoodBank of San Benito sees big rise in clients

One in four county residents estimated to be food insecure.

The basket "assembly line" on Nov. 21. Photo courtesy of Sarah Nordwick.

San Benito Lifestyle

Thanksgiving Basket Brigade gives back to community

Students of Enterprise Academy of Martial Arts raise funds to distribute food to 200 families this week.

A pre-COVID food distribution. Photo courtesy of the Community FoodBank.


Community FoodBank overwhelmed by generosity

Large donation enables the local nonprofit to provide meals through the end of the year.

Photo courtesy of Community FoodBank.


Community FoodBank to receive 73,000 pounds of food

Largest donation in the organization's history.

Community FoodBank Executive Director Nancy Frusetta Moore. Photo courtesy of Community FoodBank.


Community FoodBank selects new executive director

Nancy Frusetta Moore will begin her role on Aug. 11.

Volunteers bag food in the facility in March. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Government / Politics

California Conservation Corps to assist Community Food Bank

Replacing the California National Guard on missions to free up the Guard for other logistical lifts needed in response to COVID-19.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

SBC Board of Supervisors calls on National Guard for support

Members will assist with sorting, packing and food distribution at Community FoodBank on April 3.

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, Community FoodBank has switched to a drive-thru system. Photo courtesy of Community FoodBank.


Community FoodBank continues to serve during shelter-in-place

Applications increase as Hollister pantry moves to drive-thru system.

Photos courtesy of Catalina Lemos.

Schools & Education

San Benito High School’s canned food drive benefits Community FoodBank

Nearly 4,700 items donated.

Volunteers from Wells Fargo arrive at Community FoodBank to build student snack bags. Photos provided by Community FoodBank.


12 Days of Giving: Community FoodBank rallies with neighbors to provide food year-round

FoodBank is collaborating with fellow nonprofit organizations to raise awareness and funds about needs that go unmet right here in our county.

Letter carriers taking part in the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Photo provided.


Letter carriers stamp out hunger

Nation's biggest food drive is Saturday, May 11.

A box of fresh produce ready to go at Community FoodBank of San Benito. Photo by Mark Paxton.


12 Days of Giving feeds Community FoodBank

Working to address hunger for residents from all walks of life.

Outside the Community Foodbank. Photo by Nicholas Preciado.


Community FoodBank receives Community Foundation grant

The Community Foundation's continuing support is appreciated.

Photo by Nicholas Preciado


Community FoodBank hosts open house

The Community FoodBank held an open house Friday May 18 to highlight a new choice market model.

Exterior of Pat's Place in Hollister. Photo by Nicholas Preciado

Pat’s Place to Close Soon

Thrift store operation will lock its doors by June 15