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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Designing Dreams Flooring and Remodeling blessed the food bank with a bathroom remodel. Watch the video on Folsom TV Facebook.
Twin Lakes Food Bank’s annual gala surpassed previous records for both attendance (360 people) and funds raised ($128,000). View photos and event summary from Style Magazine.
The sun was shining and the air was crisp on Monday, Dec. 16, as Folsom’s Twin Lakes Food Bank provided groceries for festive holiday meals and warm blankets to more than 500 local households. More than 50 volunteers, many in Santa hats or reindeer antlers, assembled and distributed packages that included hams or turkeys along with stuffing mix, fresh produce and pies. Continue reading the Folsom Telegraph article.
Twin Lakes Food Bank hosted their annual Thanksgiving meal event on Monday, Nov. 25, where they provided all the necessities to make those less fortunate have a delicious Thanksgiving meal. Continue reading the Folsom Telegraph article.
The annual dinner auction benefiting Folsom’s Twin Lakes Food Bank was held last Friday, Nov. 8, at Lakeside Church and surpassed previous records for both attendance and funds raised with a sell-out crowd of 360 filling the church’s auditorium and raising more than $128,000. Continue reading the rest of the Folsom Telegraph article.