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People of Progress Hosts Annual Octuberfest Dinner (& Doni’s Cooking Demo)

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

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‘Feds Feed Families’ with 33,500 Pounds of Donations

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

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Your Excess Garden Produce Can Help Feed Those In Need

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

Shasta Food Group Summer Food Drive Runs Thursday

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