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Food Bank Of El Dorado County

Mobile Food Pantry to distribute food in Placerville

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in Placerville with its Mobile Food Pantry along with a free farmers market on Wednesday, July 8 from 10-11 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 130 Placerville Drive, to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most. El Dorado County residents who meet the […]

Food bank distribution in Placerville

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in Placerville with its Mobile Food Pantry on Wednesday, June 10, from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 130 Placerville Drive, to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most. If you are struggling to make ends meet, live in El Dorado […]

Mobile Food Pantry in Placerville June 10

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in the community of Placerville with its Mobile Food Pantry on Wednesday, June 10 from 10 to 11 a.m. come rain or shine at the Veterans Memorial Building located at 130 Placerville Drive to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most. If you […]

Food bank to thank community at grand opening

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is having a free grand opening and community appreciation night on Friday, March 20 at 4550 Business Drive in Shingle Springs. The food bank will partner with the El Dorado Winery Association to showcase the new facility and to say thank you to the community that made the […]

Food bank’s mobile food pantry to distribute food

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in the community of Placerville with its mobile food pantry on Friday, Jan. 30 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive, to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most. If you are struggling to make ends meet, live […]

Hiram Lodge No. 25 donates to food bank

The Food Bank of El Dorado County announced that Hiram Lodge No. 25 of Free and Accepted Masons has expanded its list of worthy recipients to include the food bank. Hiram Lodge No. 25 is located in El Dorado and has been an active participant in charitable programs in El Dorado County for more than […]

$9K for Food Bank vets program

CAMERON PARK — The Veterans Affairs Commission awarded the Food Bank of El Dorado County $9,000 through its El Dorado Veterans Fund at El Dorado Community Foundation to support its No Vet Goes Hungry Program. The Food Bank’s No Vet Goes Hungry Program is a homebound delivery of nutritious emergency supplemental groceries to ensure no […]

Food bank to hold hunger walk

On Sunday, Oct. 26,  the Food Bank of El Dorado County, in partnership with Union Mine High School, local businesses, organizations and churches will host its first Hangtown Hunger Walk event at Benham Park in Placerville at 1 p.m. El Dorado County residents are invited to join the Food Bank of El Dorado County by walking from Benham Park […]

Mobile Pantry keeps rolling with support

The Food Bank of El Dorado County along with a dozen Wells Fargo volunteers joined forces at Green Valley Community Church for the Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry — Rural Outreach and Free Farmers Market distribution. Wells Fargo presented the food bank with a generous check for $10,000 to continue its mobile outreach efforts. The […]

Food bank helps fire victims

The Food Bank of El Dorado County partnered with the California Department of Social Services Emergency Food Assistance Program, California Emergency FoodLink and an Emergency Food Assistance Network to assist individuals and families who are affected by the King Fire. Don Williams at the California Emergency Food Assistance Program and Assemblyman Frank Bigelow got right […]

Light of the Hills teams up with Food Bank

For almost a decade Light of the Hills Lutheran Church in Cameron Park has been a partner agency of the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Light of the Hills is the Food Bank’s Emergency Food Assistance Program distribution site for Cameron Park. On the first, second and third Tuesday of each month from noon-1 […]

Free farmers market at vets memorial building

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in the community of Placerville to host a free farmers market on Wednesday, July 9 from 10-11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive, to distribute fresh produce to those who need it most. If you are struggling to make ends meet and live […]

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Mobile Food Pantry to distribute in Cameron Park

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in the community of Cameron Park with its Mobile Food Pantry on Wednesday, June 11 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Foothills United Methodist Church located at 3301 Green Valley Road to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most. If you are struggling […]

‘Day of Giving’ brings in 230 pounds of food

CAMERON PARK — Blue Shield of El Dorado Hills’ IT Shared Services division offered its community “Day of Giving” services to benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County. About 50 volunteers arrived at the Food Bank warehouse recently to sort and bag food for three hours, racking up more than 130 hours in volunteer […]

Knights of Columbus collect hams for food bank

The Knights of Columbus at Holy Trinity Church in El Dorado Hills hosted an Easter Ham Food Drive to benefit the Food Bank. Holy Trinity’s Knights of Columbus collected almost 1,300 pounds of hams and more than $400 in financial donations to support the Food Bank. “Knights of Columbus has proven to be a steward […]

Gold Country Artists donate to food bank

The Food Bank of El Dorado County relies on its community donors to ensure its continued annual operations. Community sponsors like Gold Country Artists Gallery allows the food bank to carry out its mission of “Preventing Hunger — Providing Hope” throughout El Dorado County. Gold Country Artists Gallery board of directors selected the Food Bank […]

Spaghetti feed to help family

Food Bank of El Dorado County to Sponsor Spaghetti Feed to Benefit the Chavez Family The Food Bank of El Dorado County is sponsoring Independence High School’s spaghetti feed that serves to benefit one of its students, Rebecca Chavez and her family who were displaced from their home after the Woodridge Court fire that occurred […]

Faith Episcopal Church hosted Super Bowl food drive

Faith Episcopal Church hosted its annual food drive on Super Bowl Sunday to benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County. For many years the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Faith Episcopal Church have had a simple but unique relationship. Every Super Bowl Sunday, Faith Episcopal Church collects non-perishable food items for the […]

The Food Bank needs early risers

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is in need of volunteers for the early morning Food Rescue Route one day per week from 6 a.m.-11 a.m. If you are an early riser and can lift 40 pounds contact Christina at 530-621-9950 or by e-mail at [email protected] The Food Bank of El Dorado County is […]

Food bank needs volunteers

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is in need of special volunteers for the early morning food rescue route one day per week from 6-11 a.m. If you are an early riser and can lift 40 pounds contact Christina at 530-621-9950 or by e-mail at [email protected] The Food Bank of El Dorado County is […]

Food Bank counts on community support

CAMERON PARK —It’s that time of year and community members are asking the Food Bank of El Dorado County how they can get involved and help their neighbors in need. A few of the local businesses, charitable organizations and senior communities have provided financial contributions to support the Food Bank. Hopefully their commitment to the […]

Kiwanis Club helps to distribute food

The Food Bank of El Dorado County partnered up with the Placerville Kiwanis Club to build and deliver 55 holiday food baskets to the Latino community this holiday season. More than 50 Placerville Kiwanis Club members gathered at the food bank’s new building at 4450 Business Drive in Cameron Park to assemble, package, load and […]

Food bank needs volunteer help

The holiday season is here — a wonderful time of the year that most people look forward to but it can be a time of sadness and depression for some who struggle to make ends meet. Many local residents are asking themselves right now, “How am I going to provide a holiday meal, gifts for […]

Food Bank seeks holiday help

The holiday season is here. A wonderful time of the year that most people look forward to, but it can be a time of sadness and depression for some of our neighbors who struggle to make ends meet. Many local residents are asking themselves right now, “How am I going to provide a holiday meal, […]

Red Hawk supports county food bank

In time for Halloween, Red Hawk Casino is hosting a $10,000 spooktacular slot tournament to benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Red Hawk Casino will be donating $2 for each person who participates in the slot tournament to the Food Bank of El […]

Food bank expands its outreach

In a simple groundbreaking ceremony in Cameron Park in June, El Dorado County’s largest collaborative charity turned the first spades of dirt in a community enhancement project that will provide services to at-risk populations throughout the county. The new Food Bank of El Dorado County 20,000-square-foot community facility slated to open in December 2013 will […]

Placerville Kiwanis Club partners with Food Bank

The Food Bank of El Dorado County’s warehouse was filled with activity last Wednesday afternoon as members of the Placerville Kiwanis gathered to provide holiday food baskets to local families. This event is an annual project organized by the local service club in collaboration with the Food Bank. The Kiwanis Holiday Basket program started several […]

PG&E Partners with Food Bank to make Christmas a little brighter

CAMERON PARK – At Christmas time many of us take for granted some of the simple things that come with the season such as a decorated tree for our family home. For many, the cost of a Christmas tree could mean sacrificing paying a utility bill or buying enough food to feed their family for […]

EDCAR keeps Can Tree tradition going

The Belltower on Placerville’s turned in to a Christmas Can Tree Monday morning thanks to El Dorado County Association of Realtors members, who wanted to raise awareness and funds in the fight against local hunger. Over the years, EDCAR has raised thousands of dollars for the Food Bank of El Dorado County. “This is our largest […]

Scare Away Hunger Oct. 27-28 to benefit Food Bank

CAMERON PARK – For many years a group of philanthropic teenagers have worked hard every October on a haunted house that raises awareness and donations for the Food Bank of El Dorado County. In 2012, the Scare Away Hunger crew is back bigger than ever with the “Scare Away Hunger Hunger Carnival and Haunted House […]

Food Bank needs volunteers

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is looking for several volunteers to assist El Dorado County’s largest collaborative charity in two crucial areas of the Food Bank’s daily operations. Do you think you have what it takes to be a dependable, professional volunteer on a regular basis for a great organization? If so the […]

Placerville Grocery Outlet donates to Food Bank

Grocery Outlet stores launched their first “Feed the Need” campaign, a community outreach that raises money in the form of store gift cards for charitable organizations. When the crew at the Placerville Grocery Outlet learned about this event and that they had a choice in which charity their local store would donate to, the choice […]

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