Coming Together for Santa Barbara County's Veterans


Joel Studebaker's grandfather was an Army veteran from World War I. His father was an Army Air Force veteran from World War II. Many of his friends are veterans from the Vietnam War. He has seen the psychological, physical and emotional toll that war has on people he loves and respects, which is why he decided that he needed to do something about it. Read more

Veterans Needs Assessment

The Santa Barbara Foundation led a community wide effort to conduct an assessment of veterans and those who provide services to veterans throughout Santa Barbara County.
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Community Caregiving Initiative

The Santa Barbara Foundation is committed to innovative solutions supporting people who need care and the people who care for them. The Community Caregiver Initiative (CCI) is increasing awareness and advancing support for the 70,000 unpaid family caregivers in Santa Barbara County.
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Neighborhood Series


Previously in the Neighborhood Series, we talked to the Community Environmental Council (CEC) and discovered that its staff has built friendships and partnerships with many nearby restaurants and stores. One of CEC’s favorite places to partner with and frequent for lunch is Savoy Café & Deli. So, we decided to ask Paul Shields, the owner of Savoy, what neighborhood means to him and his family business. Read More...

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