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Food Share Because We Care

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

To meet the needs, starting Thurday, March 26, 2020 a drive thru food distribution will take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:30 a.m. until further notice. Anyone may pick up free non-perishable food and produce at 800 S. College Drive in Santa Maria. Enter through entrance #2 on S. Bradley Road and follow the signs to the drive thru pick-up between bldg. F and bldg. G.

Map of SM Campus

Food Share Because We Care will continue at the Lompoc Valley Center every Thursday as a drive thru pick-up site starting at 2:30 p.m.

Map of lompoc

Food is provided by the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.

Santa Maria Dates:

March 26, 2020

March 31, 2020

April 2, 2020

April 7, 2020

April 9, 2020

April 14, 2020

Further dates to be announced 

Lompoc Dates:

March 26, 2020

April 2, 2020

April 9, 2020

April 16, 2020

April 23, 2020

April 30, 2020

May 7, 2020

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.