Santa at the Library Photo courtesy San Benito County Free Library

Santa at the SBC Free Library in Hollister

Santa comes to San Benito County Free Library on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 14

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Pledge of Champions is made of individuals like you

Community members let us know that they appreciate what BenitoLink brings to the community.

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 Jim Ostdick shoveling holes for trees being planted at the Historical Park in spring 2017. Photo by Anita Kane

Local author Jim Ostdick to speak at SBC Historical Society

Ostdick's writing provides geologic history and tells stories of the many "trail angels" he met on his cross-county trek.

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Schipper Design office is in San Juan Bautista. Photo courtesy Schipper Design

Kathy Schipper of Schipper Design recognized by San Juan Bautista Committee

San Juan Bautista Committee showed its appreciation for Kathy Schipper on Philanthropy Day. The committee thanked her for volunteering on local projects and giving regional nonprofits support through her "Creatives through Community"

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Laura Romero and Leslie David work on messaging and social media for #GivingNewsDay

For us, #GivingTuesday is #GivingNewsDay

Tuesday, Nov. 28 is a global giving day that lets you be philanthropic and demonstrate your support for local nonprofit news.

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12 days of giving helps Chamberlain’s children enjoy the holidays and beyond!

Donations will help the children living at Chamberlain's experience a wonderful holiday season and more.

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Lights on Celebration

Lights on Celebration and Parade Saturday, Nov. 25

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After school art program

Arts Council Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

In celebration of #GivingTuesday, the San Benito County Arts Council launches The Art of Giving to raise funds for its Arts in Education Program

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Dr. Armstrong, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Hollister

Philanthropy with a medical perspective

Keynote speaker Dr. Ralph Armstrong shared his perspective as a local physician on the importance of giving back where you live during National Philanthropy Day dinner celebration.

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Bartolo (Jesse Huerta) trying to talk young lovers Bato (Edie Flores) and Gila (Jasmine  Rios) out of marriage. Photo by Robert Eliason

La Pastorela opens at Mission San Juan

A traditional Christmas story, La Pastorela returns to Mission San Juan Nov. 24 until Dec. 17.

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Only smiles could be seen as the ribbon was cut to signify the opening of the H.O.M.E. Resource Center

Ribbon Cutting Signifies the Opening of the Long Awaited H.O.M.E. Resource Center

The H.O.M.E. Resource Center facility celebrates its opening Tues. Nov. 21 as it prepares to support San Benito County's homeless population

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Community Groups Developing a San Juan Bautista Historic Walking Trail and Plaques

San Juan Bautista's rich California heritage is highlighted with an enhanced self-guided walking trail of 49 historically significant sites.

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12 Days of Giving provides another child something to smile about on Christmas morning.

Emmaus House is part of 12 Days of Giving

Non-profit Emmaus House is part of the 12 Days of Giving Campaign. Donations help Emmaus' House

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Why should I pay for news?

Benitolink is nonprofit news fueled by its own community. Your support is what makes it all happen.

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Our Father's House; helping the homeless, one person at a time

Linda Lampe has been helping the homeless in San Benito County for over 20 years, and her nonprofit Our Father's House gives them a place to find compassion and a way out of homelessness.

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​​​​​​​Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Housing Opportunity Meals Empowerment (H.O.M.E.) resource center

The San Benito County Community Action Board (CAB) board members and Health and Human Services Agency Department of Community Services and Workforce Development (CSWD) is happy to showcase the newly constructed H.O.M.E. Resource Center.

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Pat Loe caught her fellow commissioners and ConEdison VP by surprise with her demand for $1 million. Photos by John Chadwell

County Planning Commission adds $1 million to amended first agreement with solar company to "heal community"

Pat Loe, who was a supervisor when original Panoche Valley Solar Project was approved, now, as a planning commissioner, wants $1 million to be paid to Community Foundation as endowment for nonprofits.

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San Benito Babe Ruth Bambino Division Gets $3500 Grant

The San Benito Babe Ruth Bambinos received $3500 as a Community Foundation Matching Grant. It will help to buy both uniforms and equipment.

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BenitoLink is community-based news at its best

Pledge of Champions is off to a good start with community members getting behind their local news source. And that community spirit is what makes it all work.

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Mitchell Dabo is a financial advisor and SBC Board of Education president

$1.74 Million Judgement against Dabo, financial advisor and SBC Board of Education president

After a two hour trial, San Benito County Superior Judge Marjorie Laird Carter ruled against Dabo

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