Tag archives: Food From the Heart

Food from the Heart:  Delivering Warm Meals and Human Connection
By Claudia Schou   |   December 27, 2022

It’s a process that stretches from the kitchen to the bagging stations to the doorstep of a client in need of food and comfort. And each time it happens, it brings Food from the Heart one step closer to completing its mission of serving every needy resident in the Santa Barbara region.  Food from the […]

Grilling Out
By Richard Mineards   |   July 25, 2019

Food From The Heart, a Santa Barbara charity which serves 160 elderly clients a week using 60 volunteers, hosted a thank-you bash at the Pilgrim Terrace senior living facility to mark its 25th anniversary. With an annual budget of just $270,000 and hydroponic vegetables grown on 120 produce towers by the Pilgrim Terrace Foundation, more […]

Sips & Nibbles
By Lynda Millner   |   May 9, 2019

Food from the Heart held their seventh “Sips & Nibbles” event in the El Paseo Courtyard for about one hundred people. We all got to wander from one wine tasting room to another – Barden, Happy Canyon, and Grassini Vineyards – sipping as we went. Each place had a table full of yummy appetizers by […]

Soul Food
By Richard Mineards   |   April 25, 2019

It couldn’t have been the more perfect evening when the 25-year-old charity Food From The Heart, which prepares food for 160 clients each week, hosted its 8th annual fundraiser in the historic El Paseo courtyard, with wine provided by Doug Margerum and the Happy Canyon and Grassini vineyards. The organization, with its new executive director […]

Fresh Start
By Richard Mineards   |   December 27, 2018

Former longtime general director of Opera Santa Barbara, Steven Sharpe, has landed in a whole new aria. Steven, an accomplished consultant and administrator who has successfully led a succession of nonprofit organizations, has been named executive director of Food From The Heart, which provides medically challenged residents with nutritious meals. “In many ways this is […]

Food from the Heart
By Lynda Millner   |   April 19, 2018

“Sips and Nibbles” was the title of a benefit for Food from the Heart (FFH) – a nonprofit I’d never heard of. Founder Evelyn Jacob informed me, “We have been around for 24 years.” I would soon learn Food from the Heart is all about feeding people.  We were gathered in the courtyard of El […]