Tag archives: food insecurity

Fundraising Appeal for Families at SBHS through the Foundation for Santa Barbara High School
By Montecito Journal   |   June 7, 2021

The following video was produced to raise funds for members of the Santa Barbara High School community who are food or housing insecure and could use a little help from their friends.

Feeding Our Community: The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Adjusts to Meet Our COVID Needs
By Steven Libowitz   |   March 25, 2021

To say that the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County has been busy is an understatement – the nonprofit distributed 9,708,944 pounds of food over the course of a year, including some four million-plus pounds of fresh vegetables and fruits. Sounds like a lot, right?  Sure, but that’s the year preceding the COVID crisis in California. […]

Letters to the Editor
By Montecito Journal   |   October 1, 2020

Cold Spring School Needs New Classrooms As a longtime parent at Cold Spring School, I can attest to the fact that the three portables installed 25 years ago are falling apart. While I do agree that the school needs these classrooms replaced, I do not agree that the $7.8 million Bond L2020 plan to construct […]

Ready for the Rush
By Andrew Firestone   |   May 21, 2020

Over the past 10 weeks, Santa Barbara, along with the rest of the world, has been paralyzed with fear over the scourge of COVID-19. People remain frozen in fear of venturing outside, of touching a foreign or unknown object, and in fear of coming within six feet of another person. As the medical community grapples […]

Table of Life
By Richard Mineards   |   October 3, 2019

John and Betsey Moller opened the doors of their charming ocean-view Ennisbrook estate for the 8th annual Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Table of Life, which attracted more than 205 supporters and raised around $450,000 for the popular organization, which has a $4.5 million annual budget and distributes 10 million pounds of food annually. This […]