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United Way of Santa Barbara County Partners with Albertsons to Deliver 40 Thanksgiving Meals

Every year, Albertsons stores collects donations to help buy local families a Thanksgiving meal. This year, United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) has partnered with Albertsons in Goleta on Calle Real, for their annual Turkey Bucks fundraising project.    Turkey Bucks is an annual campaign where local grocery stores collect donations and use the money raised […]

Hospice of Santa Barbara’s Annual Light Up a Life Tradition Continues “Virtually” with a few New Surprises

Every year, Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) brings the communities of Goleta, Santa Barbara, Montecito and Carpinteria together but this year, due to the ongoing pandemic, Hospice of Santa Barbara (HSB) will be gathering virtually!  The holiday season can stir up a range of emotions, including joy, stress, sadness, and everything in between. For those […]

Community Health Centers of the Central Coast Receives Quality of Care Awards

CenCal Health, the publicly-sponsored health plan for Medi-Cal in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, annually recognizes the work of local network physicians and healthcare centers through its Primary Care Providers (PCP) Incentive Top Performer Awards. The awards acknowledge PCPs across both counties who provide high-quality healthcare and control utilization costs for assigned patients from the health plan’s membership. Community Health Centers of the Central Coast received two quality of care awards in 2020.

Folk & Tribal Arts Marketplace Pops Up at SB Museum of Natural History

Over four weekends, from November 27 to December 20, the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History will host a series of pop-up shops in its courtyard. Each weekend will feature a different vendor from the beloved annual Folk & Tribal Arts Marketplace fundraiser.

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria Partners With Cox Communications to Provide Holiday Gifts for Local Girls

Girls Inc. of Carpinteria announced the launch of Operation Holiday Cheer, a holiday giving program created to provide local girls and families with a brighter holiday season following the challenges of this year.

Community Environmental Council Chosen as a 2020 Nonprofit of the Year

The Community Environmental Council (CEC) is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year by District 37 Assemblywoman Monique Limón.

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation’s “Project Turkey” Extends to Thanksgiving to Continue to Help Families in Need

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation Executive Director, Dr. Corey Pahanish, holding a donated Thanksgiving food basket that will go to a family in need with a child facing pediatric cancer just in time for Thanksgiving.   Every year, Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation’s (TBCF) “Project Turkey” helps food-insecure families who have a child facing pediatric cancer in […]

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Central Coast, CA, November 18, 2020 – Anna Miller has been selected to serve as the new Chief Operating Officer of Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHH). Previously the Director of Property Management for PSHH, Anna has an extensive background in property management, business administration, and operations.

Learn How to Search for Funding Opportunities for Nonprofits, Artists, Researchers, and Students – Virtual Class with Santa Barbara Public Library

Are you a nonprofit organization looking for funding? Or an artist, performer, researcher or student looking for financial support? Then Candid’s Foundation Directory Online and Grants to Individuals can help you. Learn how to navigate these tools to find available grants and funding in this virtual class with Santa Barbara Public Library. Tuesday, November 24, […]

Carolyn Ross Joins Santa Barbara Education Foundation’s Board of Directors

Santa Barbara Education Foundation recently elected Carolyn Ross to its Board of Directors as Santa Barbara Unified School District teacher representative.

Ross is an alumnus of Stanford University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in both Music Composition and English. She continued her learning at UC Santa Barbara, where she received a Master’s in Education and a teaching credential.