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Santa Barbara County Foodbank extends free food distribution for federal employees

Posted at 9:12 PM, Jan 24, 2019

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is extending its free food distribution for federal employees impacted by the government shutdown.

Furloughed workers can get food at the foodbank’s locations in Santa Maria, Lompoc, and Santa Barbara.

The Foodbank says the distribution will be extended until further notice, and officials expect increased need moving forward.

Santa Maria
490 W. Foster Rd.

Lompoc, Federal Correctional Staff Housing Center
242 Oakridge Rd.
805-735-2711 x3285

Santa Barbara
4554 Hollister Ave.

The distribution will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday.

No identification is necessary, and immediate family members can also pick up food on behalf of federal employees.

For more information and other ways to get help, click here.