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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Santa Barbara CA

Associated Students Food Bank
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
805.893.2276
Details: The Associated Students Food Bank is a student run and student led service at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Our primary focus is ensuring friendly, confidential service to UCSB students in need of non-perishable food and toiletries. In order to promote the comfort and moral support of students, the AS Food Bank will be accessible during regular school hours and will respect the confidentiality of its users. Students are allowed to use the food bank once a day during operation hours. Students can take a limited amount of food from different categories within the pantry.
Casa Esperanza - Community Kitchen
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805.884.8481
Details: You can help feed Santa Barbara's most needy. As we transition to a 24-hour sobriety based shelter program, Community Kitchen will continue to serve up to 300 meals each day. Feeding this many people every day is a challenge and we need your help.
Catholic Charities - Santa Barbara Community Services
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
805.965.7045
Details: The programs of Catholic Charities focus on empowerment and seek to enact long-term, positive change in individuals, families and communities. As a nonprofit, public benefit corporation, the agency is built on the principles of dignity and inclusion, providing services irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender or religious belief. Programs address human suffering and larger social issues, such as poverty, hunger and nutrition, homelessness, immigration, health care, mental health and illiteracy.
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
805.967.5741
Details: The mission of the Foodbank is to provide nourishment to those in need by acquiring and distributing safe nutritious foods via local agencies and providing education to solve hunger and nutrition problems in Santa Barbara County. During 2012, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County distributed more than 8.5 million meals from two warehouse locations in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria.
Grace Lutheran Church Food Distribution Project
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
805.687.2628
Details: This is a combined effort of the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, Grace Lutheran Church, and generous individuals; 9-10 a.m. on the first two Saturdays of each month
Unity Shoppe - Free Food Store
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805.965.4122
Details: We provide a Central Distribution Facility for the low-income. Family incomes supplemented until they become self-sufficient. $1-Million in food supplies serves 6,000 household visits. Food drives need to be done by individuals, churches, schools and groups to keep our shelves stocked year-round. Cash donations allow us to purchase more food supplies at wholesale prices so more clients can be helped.