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Author Archive: Food Bank Of El Dorado County

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 volunteer@foodbankedc.org. 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 volunteer@foodbankedc.org. 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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