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Multiple families and individuals were displaced on Saturday after a fire broke out in an apartment building located on Line Street in Hollister around 4pm on Saturday.

34 residents safely evacuated with the emergency response of our Hollister Fire Department, CALFire, Gilroy Fire, and Aromas Tri-County Fire.

Immediate emergency services were provide by the American Red Cross, Community Food Bank of San Benito County, and the Boy Scouts of America to affected families and individuals.

The Foundation will provide financial support to residents affected by this fire through our established fund, San Benito Disaster Recovery. You can provide support by donating to: San Benito Disaster Recovery Fund.

The City of Hollister has partnered with Community Food Bank of San Benito County to coordinate the ongoing donation drive for food and other needed assistance. Donate to this drive: Neighbors Helping Neighbors.

Thank you to all who stand together during this critical time of need and provided immediate relief and support!

2024-2025 Foundation Scholarship Cycle

The Community Foundation is home to more than 25 scholarship funds awarding scholarships annually to high school graduates whom reside in San Benito County. These funds are held by individuals, families, and committees. Scholarships are awarded every year to motivated students pursuing their higher education goals.

Foundation Managed Scholarships Deadline to Apply is March 8, 2024

Review our wide range of scholarships criteria and begin the application process. Community Foundation Donor Scholarships

Latino Generation Scholarship Deadline to Apply is March 15, 2024

Latino Generation Scholarship is offered to students planning to enroll or is currently enrolled in a College. Latino Generations Scholarships

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