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 […]

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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 […]

California Wine Festival July 17-19

Join our friends at the California Wine Festival for this exciting wine tasting event! Wine, food, music, sun and sea. Experience the quintessential California wine tasting and enjoy hundreds of California’s finest vintage wines, delicious gourmet foods samples and lively music. Discover new wines at every Festival, find a new favorite and pair it with […]

McCune Foundation Awards $330,000 in Social Justice Grants

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/mccune_foundation_awards_330000_in_social_justice_grants_20140609 By Claudia Armann for the McCune Foundation | Published on 06.09.2014 5:24 p.m. The McCune Foundation awarded $330,000 for community organizing projects in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Twelve groups received grants in May to support teams of parents, grandparents, immigrants, teens and other concerned residents in creating beneficial changes in their communities. “Inequality continues to be […]

Fork & Cork Classic Feeds Foodbank of Santa Barbara County and Its Vital Programs

Inaugural benefit raises $50,000 while honoring local legends Michael Blackwell, Leslie Mead Renaud and Clarissa Nagy http://www.noozhawk.com/article/foodbank_of_santa_barbara_county_fork_and_cork_classic_20140607 From left, Fork & Cork Classic chairman Mickey Neal and Modern Master award winners Leslie Mead Renaud, director of winemaking at Foley Estates, Lincourt and Two Sisters; Clarissa Nagy, winemaker at Riverbench; and Michael Blackwell, executive chef at Montecito […]