Food Bank Director Named Woman of the Year

Food Bank Director Named Woman of the Year
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Folsom resident Lisa Tuter dedicates much of her life to recognizing the needs of others. Last week, now its her turn to receive recognition for her long-appreciated efforts. Tuter, the Twin Lakes Food Bank executive director, was awarded the Woman of the Year honor for State Assembly District 6 by Assemblyman Kevin Kiley at an informal gathering outside the State Capitol last week. Continue reading the Folsom Telegraph article.

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Food Bank Helps Folsom Students Prepare for Starting School

Folsom’s Twin Lakes Food Bank hosted its annual back-to-school event on Monday, providing nearly 200 local students with supplies to start the school year. Supplies included backpacks; Target gift cards to help buy shoes; a bag of groceries with peanut butter, jelly, bread, trail mix and other youth-oriented food. Continue reading the Folsom Telegraph article.

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Folsom to Host Drive Up Food Drives to Help COVID-19 Demand

The Twin Lakes Food Bank, city of Folsom, and faith-based and nonprofit organizations are teaming up to provide food and essential items for community members in need. Nineteen “Stop, Pop, and Go” drive-thru food drives are planned throughout Folsom through May 10. Continue reading the Folsom Telegraph article.

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Food Bank Increases Distribution in Response to COVID-19

Facing a 50-percent spike in need that started two weeks ago, Folsom’s Twin Lakes Food Bank has increased its distribution schedule and switched to drive-through service so clients can stay in their cars while volunteers load groceries into the trunk. Continue reading the Folsom Telegraph article.

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Twin Lakes Food Bank Shines Bright Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Twin Lakes Food Bank has been serving the community since 1986 and its motto, “nourishing lives,” has never been more impactful. The Food bank posted on its website that it will “continue its mission to provide food and support to our neighbors experiencing food scarcity in the midst of the declared national emergency due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Continue reading the Folsom Telegraph article.

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