Redding Among 24 U.S. Cities for Free Film Screening: ‘A Place at the Table’

Growing Local, Healthy Shasta and First United Methodist Church present a premiere screening of the film, “A Place at the Table” Saturday evening. From the creators of “Food, Inc.”, this documentary asks the question “Why are almost 50 million Americans hungry and why are… Continue Reading


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


Food Pantries Seek Summertime Donations

Consider it Christmas in July. The Shasta Food Group’s 10th annual summer food drive is scheduled for this Thursday, July 15, throughout Shasta County. The Christmas holidays are the biggest season for donations to virtually all charitable organizations, but, as… Continue Reading