Legal Community Kicking Off Food from the Bar Drive to Benefit Foodbank’s Picnic in the Park Program

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/food_from_the_bar_drive The Santa Barbara legal community is pleased to announce the kick-off of its fourth annual Food from the Bar Drive from 5:30 to 7 p.m. this upcoming Tuesday, July 1, at the Intermezzo Bar & Café at 819 Anacapa St. Food from the Bar is a unique opportunity for legal organizations in Santa Barbara to come […]

Statewide Drought Impacts Food Bank Programs

http://www.sbfoundation.org/pages/news-and-resources/statewide-drought-impacts-food-bank-programs Food distribution agencies are experiencing reduced supplies of fresh produce as a result of the statewide drought. According to the United States Drought Monitor, Santa Barbara County entered a category D-4 Exceptional Drought in February this year. The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is already experiencing the effects of the projected three-year drought in […]

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Kicks off nutritional program

By KSBY Staff updated 6/13/2014 12:17:05 PM http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55402213/#.U5uFapRdWbM The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County kicked off one of its nutritional programs Thursday that’s aimed at kids. It’s called Picnic in the Park. About 300 kids enjoyed a healthy lunch Thursday at Grogan Park in Santa Maria. The program provides nutritious lunches and physical activities throughout summer when […]

John Herzog trains youth triathletes raising money for Foodbank

http://presidiosports.com/2014/06/sports-volunteer-of-the-month-john-herzog-trains-youth-triathletes-raising-money-for-foodbank/ June 13, 2014 by Christina Markos 0 Comments Volunteer of the Month John Herzog with Kids4Foodbank team-founder Jacob Mansbach. Thanks to volunteer coach John Herzog, the Kids4Foodbank Triathlon Team will be well-prepared for this summer’s Santa Barbara Triathlon. The youth triathlon team is getting training tips from the Ironman athlete to help with their effort of raising money for the Foodbank of […]

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County kicks off nutritional program

http://www.ksby.com/news/food-bank-of-santa-barbara-county-kicks-off-nutritional-program/ The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County kicked off one of its nutritional programs Thursday that’s aimed at kids.  It’s called Picnic in the Park. About 300 kids enjoyed a healthy lunch Thursday at GroganPark in Santa Maria. The program provides nutritious lunches and physical activities throughout summer when kids are out of school. “Picnic […]

County Foodbank serves up summer meals

  http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/county-foodbank-serves-up-summer-meals/article_c27f0cd0-637e-571d-b899-462a3168e626.html Kids enjoy a free lunch at Grogan Park in Santa Maria during the kickoff event for the Foodbank’s Picnic in the Park Summer Food Program. The North County program aims to fill the gap after subsidized school meal programs end in the summer.  June 12, 2014 12:12 pm   Erin Lennon [email protected] Grogan Park was busy […]

Brown Bag Wins Senior Citizen Program of the Year

In celebration of Older Americans Month, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s Brown Bag Program was awarded the 2013 Senior Citizen Program of the Year by the Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens – Area Agency on Aging & AARP representing both Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo County for our impact in the senior […]