Healthy food is available to Redding residents who might be low income, disabled, unemployed, or older adults ages 60+. No applications or pre-registration necessary; drive-through or walk-up.
Emergency Surplus Food may consist of: Dairy, produce, snack bags, drinks, meat or frozen items, bread, pastry or deli items. Continue Reading →
Now is the time to plant your vegetable gardens and consider planting an extra row for a local food bank. Most food banks can use your garden produce and excess tree fruit. Your zucchini are welcome! Food banks can best… Continue Reading →
Octuberfest Honors Potatoes and the Human Spirit’s Ability to Move Forward Beyond Adversity Each year the People of Progress plan a fun-filled evening and at the very end after closing time, we often have to encourage a few last lingerers… Continue Reading →
USDA agencies in California worked together to raise more than 33,500 pounds of fresh and non-perishable food to donate to local food banks across the state. Feds Feed Families is a national food drive led by USDA, the Office of… Continue Reading →
It’s harvest time. Did you plant a row for the hungry? Do you have an abundance of fruit and vegetables in your backyard garden? Do you have fruit going to waste on trees in your yard or around your neighborhood?… Continue Reading →
The Shasta Food Group will kick off its 11th annual countywide Summer Food Drive on Thursday, July 21, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Throughout the day, Shasta Food Group will accept donations of canned food and non-perishable grocery items at the Mt. Shasta Mall from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Other drop-off sites include locations in Anderson, Shasta Lake and Burney and Fall River (see list below). All donations will go to local food pantries to help the more than 85,000 Shasta County residents who experience food shortages sometime during the year. Continue Reading →
If you’re like most gardeners, you’re just itching to stick a trowel in the soil these days. When you do so, the folks who run local food banks would like you to consider sowing a few extra seeds or planting… Continue Reading →