Transforming the health of Santa Barbara County through fresh produce and essential foods, nutrition knowledge, and education for children, families and seniors.
1 in 4 Need You
1 in 4 local people received food support through our 300 programs and partners annually.
The 41% Opportunity
41% of those we serve are children. A new generation of food literacy starts here.
20 Million Lbs.
Half of the food we distribute is fresh produce.
$1 = 8 Meals
Our program model, logistics and efficiency multiplies the impact of every dollar contributed.
Outreach to Those Most in Need
Our expanded Healthy School Pantries program and our new Food Access for Farmworkers program support the most vulnerable in our community.
Get ready for our Empty Bowls events this fall, winter and spring! Santa Maria Empty Bowls will be a drive-thru event on Wednesday, November 3 at the Santa Maria Fairpark. The event will follow all current Covid-19 protocols. Buy tickets and learn more below! Buy Tickets Santa Barbara Empty Bowls will be an outside, in-person […]
Join us for our next Town Hall on Tuesday, September 28! Register below. Register Here […]
This September is Hunger Action Month! See below for 30 days of actions you can take to help end hunger in our community, and donate on Hunger Action Day – September 17 – to help us reach our goal! […]
This September, Dine Out for Hunger and support those facing food insecurity this fall! Dine in or order takeout at your favorite restaurants, and $1 will be donated for every purchase of select menu items. An easy and delicious way to support your community during Hunger Action Month – who’s in? See below for a […]
Save the date for the California Wine Festival in Santa Barbara this September 24-25! We’re honored to be chosen as the beneficiaries of this event. End the summer with some great wine, fun times and provide food to those in need. Tickets below! Purchase Tickets […]