The Foodbank welcomes the opportunity to educate the community through outreach events, cause-related marketing and third party fundraising events. We are happy to help brainstorm ideas and offer resources in support of your creative ideas.

How to Get Started

For more information, please contact Misha Karbelnig at
[email protected] or (805) 967.5741 x 119

Setting a Great Example! Learn More About Some of Our Cause Related Marketing Partners
Cause marketing or cause-related marketing refers to a type of marketing involving the cooperative efforts of a “for profit” business (you) and a non-profit organization (the Foodbank) for mutual benefit and can take many forms. Those listed on this page have current campaigns benefiting the Foodbank. We encourage you to support their business while they support ours.

Fit Body Bootcamp

Want to lose weight and get healthier this year? Our cross-promotional partner, Fit Body Bootcamp (almost next door to our warehouse), has a special offer for YOU that also benefits the Foodbank: Join their New Year Revolution 4 Week Weight Loss Competition (starts Jan 13th) and get a chance to win $600 for your team!! Fit Body Bootcamp will donate 50% of all proceeds and $1 for each pound you lose from January 13th to February 9th to the Foodbank!

Santa Barbara Gift Baskets

Winner of Goleta’s Finest Award –Entrepreneur of the Year, Santa Barbara Gift Basket’s Anne Pazier has selected the Foodbank to benefit from their new Holiday Food Basket. For every purchase, the Foodbank will receive $25, available through Christmas Day. We are grateful for her generosity and commitment to giving back to our community. Thanks, Anne.

UberlogoUber Santa Barbara

For every new user who inputs the “FOODBANK” promo code, and takes a ride, Uber donates $5 to the Foodbank.


Storage Santa Maria is proud to partner with the Foodbank of Santa Barbara to help feed families in need. We are a leading Santa Maria Self Storage company who loves working with the greater Santa Maria community to make the world a brighter place! The “New Customers Feed A Family” program is quite simple. For each new iStorage Santa Maria customer, we donate roughly 30 meals to the Santa Barbara Foodbank. These meals are then distributed to families who need them.

Tri-County Produce – Where’s Your Bag Campaign

Tri-County Produce pledges to contribute .05$ to a local nonprofit when customers use their own bag(s).

Charity Miles

Looking for another fun way to give back? Download Charity Miles on your iPhone or Android and start earning money for charities while walking, running, or biking — everyday. Start donating to the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County by clicking on our partner Feeding America – the nation’s leading domestic hunger relief charity. Your donation will come through to us locally.