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Food Bank gets grant to help vets

CAMERON PARK — The Veterans Affairs Commission recently awarded the Food Bank of El Dorado County $9,000 through its El Dorado Veterans Fund at El Dorado Community Foundation to support its No Vet Goes Hungry Program. The Food Bank’s No Vet Goes Hungry Program is a homebound delivery of nutritious emergency supplemental groceries to ensure no veteran […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Wells Fargo donates $10,000 to mobile food pantry

Wells Fargo volunteers take a moment to pose in front of the Food Bank of El Dorado County's Mobile Food Pantry at a distribution event in Placerville. Courtesy photo

CAMERON PARK — The Food Bank of El Dorado County, along with a dozen Wells Fargo volunteers, recently joined forces at Green Valley Community Church for the Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry – Rural Outreach & Free Farmers Market Distribution, where Wells Fargo presented the food bank with a $10,000 check to continue its mobile […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Knights of Columbus of Holy Trinity collect Easter hams for food bank

Pay Shields-Maher, left, and Art Aguilar stand buy the hams Holy Trinity parishioners donated to feed dozens of families during a food drive for the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Courtesy photo

The Knights of Columbus at Holy Trinity Church in El Dorado Hills graciously hosted an Easter Ham Food Drive to benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Holy Trinity’s Knights of Columbus collected almost 1,300 pounds of hams and more than $400 in financial donations. “Knights of Columbus has proven to be a steward […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Food Bank seeks early riser volunteers

CAMERON PARK — The Food Bank of El Dorado County is in need of special volunteers for the early morning Food Rescue Route one day a week from 6a.m. to 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 [email protected] The Food Bank […]

Comments Off / February 11, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Food bank expands its outreach

Food bank officials and supporters break ground on a new building. Courtesy photo

In a simple groundbreaking ceremony in Cameron Park earlier this month, 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 […]

Comments Off / June 20, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »