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Food Share Because We Care

As part of the COVID 19 response, the Allan Hancock College Santa Maria campus is now an Emergency Food Distribution site in our community. 


Effective August 21, 2021, the Allan Hancock College Food Share distribution schedule will change to the 3rd Saturday of each month at 10 a.m.

Upcoming dates include August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20 and December 18, 2021.    

For other food distributions at other community sites, visit  


A partir del 21 de agosto del 2021, Allan Hancock College cambiará el horario de la Repartición de Alimentos a cada 3er sábado de cada mes a las 10 a.m. 

Upcoming dates include August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20, and December 18, 2021.

Para más información sobre centros de distribución de alimentos en la comunidad, favor de visitar el sitio

Santa Maria Campus

Anyone may pick up free non-perishable food and produce at 800 S. College Drive in Santa Maria. Enter through entrance #5 on College Drive Road and follow the signs to the drive-through pick-up between bldg. F and bldg. G.

Enter at Entrance 5 S. College Dr.

Lompoc Valley Center

Food Share Because We Care will continue for students at the Lompoc Valley Center every Thursday as a walk up distribution site outsude of building 2 starting at 2:30 p.m.


Food is provided by the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.

Santa Maria Dates:

  • August 21, 2021
  • September 18, 2021
  • October 16, 2021
  • November 20, 2021
  • December 18, 2021

*Listed dates are subject to change. 

Lompoc Dates:

Every Thursday for students while classes are in session. 


If you are in need of food at other times, visit

CalFresh helps to improve the health and nutrition of low income individuals including students, seniors and families. CalFresh can stretch your food dollars, allowing students and families to buy more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and other healthy foods. Visit CalFresh and apply yourself or call our CalFresh Enrollment Specialist at 805-588-5019. CalFresh representatives can also meet you on campus to help you apply.

California Climate Investments

Allan Hancock College has partnered with SBC Food Rescue to identify more food sources to serve our students. This partnership was funded by a grant from the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) through California Climate Investments.