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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.

To meet the community's needs, a drive thru food distribution will take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. until further notice.

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 at the Lompoc Valley Center every Thursday as a drive-thru pick-up site starting at 2:30 p.m.

Drive-Thru location at the Hancock LVC

Food is provided by the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.

Santa Maria Dates:

September 17, 2020

September 22, 2020

September 24, 2020

September 29, 2020

October 1, 2020

October 6, 2020

October 8, 2020

October 13, 2020

October 15, 2020

Further dates to be announced 

*Listed dates are subject to change. 

Lompoc Dates:

September 17, 2020

September24, 2020

October 1, 2020

October 8, 2020

October 15, 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.