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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Virtual Gala Nets More Than $133k for Folsom’s Twin Lakes Food Bank

The popular annual dinner auction benefiting Folsom’s Twin Lakes Food Bank that moved online last Friday to allow for easy social distancing raised more than $133,000 that will help the food bank feed the hungry throughout the holiday season and into the new year. Continue reading the Folsom Telegraph article.

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Twin Lakes Food Bank Gala Goes Virtual This Friday Night

The annual dinner auction benefiting Folsom’s Twin Lakes Food Bank that has grown into a popular and significant fundraiser for the organization is moving online this year to allow for easy social distancing.  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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Hand-Wash Karaoke Challenge Bringing Awareness To Folsom Small Businesses & Food Bank

Categories: News, Local News, KOVRTV, Top Story If you’ve seen videos of Folsom business owners, politicians and other leaders singing while washing their hands, you’re not having another crazy quarantine dream. It’s a part of a new online challenge started by Rob Ross after he teamed up with the Folsom Chamber of Commerce. Watch the video on CBS13 Sacramento.

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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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