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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.  

The Tuesday/Thursday Food Share distribution at Hancock will continue July 20, 22, 27, 29 and August 3, 5, 10 and 12.  

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.
La Repartición de Alimentos continuará en Hancock única-mente los siguientes martes y jueves 20, 22, 27 y 29 de julio y el 3, 5, 10 y 12 de agosto.

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 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:

  • July 20, 2021
  • July 22, 2021
  • July 27, 2021
  • July 29, 2021
  • August 3, 2021
  • August 5, 2021
  • August 10, 2021
  • August 12, 2021

Last day of Tuesday/Thursday distribution will be August 12, 2021.

*Listed dates are subject to change. 

Lompoc Dates:

  • July 22, 2021
  • July 29, 2021
  • August 5, 2021
  • August 12, 2021


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.