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Free Summer Meals in Santa Barbara County for Kids and Teens

  Below is a letter The Orfalea Foundation received from Laura Burton Capps, who along with No Kid Hungry spokesman Jeff Bridges, has been a vocal proponent of summer feeding in Santa Barbara County. We Read more

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Video: Private Charity Provides Only 4% of Food Aid In America

There are over 61,000 private charitable food banks, pantries, and other food aid distributors in the USA, but all together they provide only 4% of America’s food aid, according to author Jan Poppendieck. With one-in-four Read more

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Food Sovereignty Week Flyer Now Available for Download

We hope to see you at these fantastic events, and we hope you’ll download the attached flyer and share it with your friends. Thanks from all of us at the Orfalea Foundation! September 10: Free Read more

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Coming in September: Food Sovereignty Week

The notion of Food Sovereignty arose as people around the world sought ways to rectify the dysfunction in the way food is grown, distributed, and consumed; a dysfunction that results in a seriously confusing outcome: Read more

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Your Invitation to Make No Kid Hungry a Reality

On Thursday, May 30th the City of Santa Barbara, Share Our Strength, SB Unified School District, Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, and the Community Action Commission are hosting a music event to showcase the wonderful Read more