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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Food Bank Needs Help During COVID-19 Crisis

Twin Lakes Food Bank has to take some new measures due to the coronavirus. For two weeks they're going to be doing a drive through experience, so people don't get out of their cars. They are also asking people to stop hording things. Grocery stores are connected to food banks, so the excess food gets donated to them, which makes it possible for them to run... They're getting super impacted by this and at a time where people need it most. Watch Good Day Sacramento video.

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Food Bank Welcomes New Truck

Folsom’s Twin Lakes Food Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Feb. 11, to unveil a box truck purchased with funds raised during the charitable organization’s annual dinner auction in November. Continue reading the Folsom Telegraph article.

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Doing Good: Empty Bowls Foothills

Oak Ridge High School cafeteria is hosting a community event where you can buy a bowl of soup served in a hand decorated bowl to raise funds in the fight against food insecurity. Watch the video from Good Day Sacramento.

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