Keyboards were purchased so students can have music lessons. Photo provided by Jefferson Elementary School.

Nonprofits

San Benito GIVES: E Cubed Foundation

Nonprofit brings arts and science programs to local rural students.

Mason Churchill, a 17-year-old with fragile x syndrome, has blossomed since starting work with Growing Hearts Garden Center. Photo provided by Chris Evans.

Nonprofits

Growing Hearts one at a time

Hollister nonprofit is helping Mason Churchill, a 17-year-old resident with fragile X syndrome, develop both personally and professionally.

Forgiving Paws co-founders Maggie Lairson and Kathleen Smith shared their passion for helping pets in San Benito County with BenitoLink. Photos by Becky Bonner.

Nonprofits

Forgiving Paws carries on as thrift shop closes

Animal-focused nonprofit going in new direction.

The Sun Street Centers house on Sixth Street in Hollister. File photo.

Health

Sun Street Centers holds May 9 fundraiser

After a gap year in Medi-Cal funding, staff of local nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment facility take pay cut as they wait for October grant.

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Children and Youth

Second annual Moonlight Walk planned for March

The public is invited to an evening walk on the de Anza Trail in San Juan Bautista.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Children and Youth

Second annual Moonlight Walk planned for March

The public is invited to an evening walk on the de Anza Trail in San Juan Bautista.

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

Nonprofits

United Way holds campaign to benefit local nonprofits

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

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Nonprofits

Upcoming lobbying and advocacy training for nonprofit organizations

United Way, Community Foundation and First 5 to host free workshop.

Homeless at Dunne Park in Hollister. Photo by John Chadwell.

Health

Coalition of Homeless Service Providers adds new member

Groups work together to tackle homelessness in Monterey and San Benito counties.

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Nonprofits

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.

Children and Youth

SBHS students team up with staff to bring holiday cheer

Interact Club creates Pajama Drive to help children in need.

Sustaining Donors help BenitoLink grow. Graphic courtesy of Pixabay.

Nonprofits

BenitoLink sustaining donors double their investment

Monthly donations bolster BenitoLink’s financial health.

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Nonprofits

Pledge donations grow, supporting our own local news

Take a minute and peruse the growing list of community members who have pledged their support for local online news.

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Nonprofits

Foster grandparent volunteers assist in the community

Seniors Council works to recruit, train and support low-income senior volunteers to assist preschool through third grade kids.

BenitoLink reporters meet weekly with Content Manager Nick Preciado and Copy Editor Paul Hersch to discuss the news of the week and progress on individual projects. Staff photo.

Nonprofits

Giving Newsday keeps your local nonprofit news alive and fair

BenitoLink has a unique editorial style designed to serve the public.