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Food Bank seeks holiday help

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From page A3 | November 20, 2013 |

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, gifts for my children and still pay the rent and bills at the end of the month?”

This year, your local Food Bank is busy planning and working with the community to reach out to this struggling population.

Food Bank founder Mike Sproull invites the community to help us help others. Families, faith-based organizations, service clubs, youth groups and all other groups and individuals are welcomed to join our efforts to achieve one common goal — reaching out to local folks who truly need our help.

Food Bank Communications and Development Director Carey Fong urges everyone in El Dorado County to contact her at the Food Bank to learn how we can work together this holiday season. “The Food Bank will provide over 1,000 holiday food baskets for our at-risk population on Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 21 at our new building located at 4450 Business Drive in Cameron Park. Together we can make a difference,” Fong said.

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is an efficient and effective charity in El Dorado County. Aside from its ability to provide a five-to-one return for our donor’s dollar, volunteers and community support are the main reasons for the Food Bank’s success.

Contributions can be mailed to the Food Bank of El Dorado County at 3291 B Coach Lane, Cameron Park, CA 95682, or by calling Carey Fong at 530-621-9950.

For more information on volunteering, visit the Website at foodbankedc.org, or contact the Food Bank of El Dorado County at 530-621-9950 or by e-mail at volunteer@foodbankedc.org.

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