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Food Share recognized as a Central Coast Best Place to Work for second year in a row

Food Share is honored to have been recognized as a Central Coast Best Place to Work by the Pacific Coast Business Times for the second year in a row. The...

Welcome new board member – Yissel Barajas

We’re thrilled to welcome Yissel Barajas, Chief Human Resources Officer for Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC) to Food Share’s Board of Directors.  As part of her role at RAC and her...

Volunteer Spotlight: Dave Orr – Gleaning goodness

Dave Orr, a volunteer who runs Food Share's gleaning program, is passionate about saving crops from being wasted. "We are so lucky to live in an area with abundant fresh...

A recurring donation, no matter how big or how small, makes all the difference

Leadership consultant Gloria Miele, Ph.D. lives in San Diego now, but the Camarillo native remains devoted to the county where she grew up—especially when it comes to Food Share of...

Congratulations and thank you to the 146th Airlift Wing

Congratulations to the California Air National Guard's 146th Airlift Wing, which recently beat out 89 other Airlift Wings across the United States to receive the Maj. Gen. Stanley F.H. Newman...

Let’s Play!

Back in May, Monica White, Jennifer Caldwell, Chief Development Officer; Pam Castro, Agency Relations Manager, and Ed Skains, Facilities Coordinator competed on the Game Show Networks’ season five of America...

Food Share of Ventura County receives award from Feeding America for outstanding service during COVID-19 pandemic

Food Share Ventura County was recognized this month by Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks, for the excellent care and appreciation the organization has shown...

Local Students Innovation Helps Homeless Population

Local Students Innovation Helps Homeless Population A group of enterprising 7th and 8th graders from Cabrillo Middle School have partnered with Food Share Ventura County in a project designed to...

Staff Spotlight – Laura Thomson, Facilities & Food Safety Supervisor

Staff Spotlight - Laura Thomson, Facilities & Food Safety Supervisor Laura, who first got to know the Food Share as a volunteer, has been responsible for ensuring our three warehouses...

Traci’s Story

Traci's Story Traci has volunteered at the pantry throughout the pandemic. Traci is a volunteer at Still Water Pantry and has been one of a small group working throughout the...

Pantry Partners in Action!

Pantry Partners in Action! Still Waters Pantry at Shepherd of the Valley Church, Simi Valley Nancy (right) with volunteer, Traci When Nancy Mason retired from her role as a principal...

Everyone to the Table!

Everyone to the table! If you follow us on social media you may have seen posts about the #Everyonetothetable campaign, launched by the CAFB in October 2021, which advocates for...

Spotlight on the California Association of Food Banks

Spotlight on the California Association of Food Banks Food Share is a long-standing member of the CA Association of Food Banks (CAFB), an organization that works with 41 member food...

Have you Followed the Can?!

Have you Followed the Can?! Canned foods are a BIG DEAL to Food Share and the people we serve. Canned foods stay fresh for many months and even years; they...

Safe Passage Foundation

Safe Passage Foundation Food Share is partnered with a network of 190 pantry partners and agencies that operate across the county. One is Safe Passage Youth Foundation, founded in 2012...

The Jewel of Food Share

The Jewel of Food Share. The origin story of Food Share begins in the 1970s, when a remarkable group of friends came together to help feed seniors struggling with poverty,...

Client Stories

Nicole’s Story Nicole is a student at Moorpark College taking her prerequisites before transferring to a 4-year college. She has been visiting Ruben Castro Charities (RCC), one of Food Share’s...

Staff Stories

Staff Spotlight - Jenny Gamez Jenny is Food Share’s Office Administrator, and the cheery face you’ll see greeting you if you visit us. She has worked at Food Share for...

Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity.Finding the light at the end of the tunnel in Ventura County. Founded in 1978, Food Share of Ventura County is the largest hunger relief organization in Ventura County....

Partnering With The Community

Keeping it fresh! Food Share partners with many organizations from large scale growers like Driscoll’s to small farming collectives like Baby Root Farm to help ensure that people in need...

Food Share In Action

Grants Provide Much Needed Support to Food Share’s Pantry Network Thanks to support from Feeding America, Food Share has been able to provide grant funding to twenty-eight members of our...

Volunteer Stories

25 years of service and counting! Dave Bratz is one of the most beloved and dedicated members of the Food Share family. He’s served Food Share for 25 years, as...

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