Why We Want To Work With You
Solving hunger and nutrition related issues can only be achieved through community partnerships. Without our strong relationships through sponsorship, volunteerism and involvement of local businesses, we simply could not do our job. The next generation will be far healthier if they are able to improve their own health with good nutrition. We welcome your involvement in this exciting opportunity! We are grateful for our partners for their commitment to work together to solve hunger. Community Impact PartnersThe Foodbank provides nourishment and education through our award-winning programs and a network of over 330 member nonprofit and health partners. Find out more about how we work together. You’ll find a comprehensive list of our partner network here.
We partner with local businesses and corporations of every size and kind. We work hard to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship, providing reward team-building volunteer activities and actively promoting the sponsor company in the media and amongst our thousands of supporters countywide.
- Meet our Corporate Sponsors
- Become a Corporate Sponsor (Sponsorship Levels & Benefits)
- Support the Foodbank through Cause Related Marketing
For the past 30 years, the Foodbank has been strongly supported by Santa Barbara County, California-based and and national foundations. View the list. Major Food & Produce Contributors Our community is strengthened by those that invest in the health of our neighbors. Each year generous farmers, growers and packers donate over millions pounds of fresh produce and local grocery stores participate in our Grocery Rescue Program.
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an activity or a sphere of common interest”
For Press Releases
Use this boilerplate text in press releases:
“The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is transforming health by eliminating hunger and food insecurity through good nutrition and food literacy. The Foodbank provides nourishment and education through its award-winning programs and a network of over 330 member non-profit partners. In Santa Barbara County, one in four people receive food support from the Foodbank; over 140,575 unduplicated people of whom 36% are children. Last year, the Foodbank distributed 9.3 million pounds of food – half of which was fresh produce. For more information, visit www.foodbanksbc.org.”
Please email Jane Lindsey at [email protected], our Chief Development Officer, for approval before distribution of the release.
Quoting the Foodbank
“The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is proud to partner with (YOUR BUSINESS NAME) because they believe in our mission to end hunger in Santa Barbara County furthermore they have invested in XXXX meals for those in need.” (Use a $1=8 meals metric)
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For more information about sponsorship opportunities:
Misha Karbelnig, Development Coordinator
[email protected], (805) 967.5741 x 119