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Garden & Pizza Night – Friday, May 4

Come on out this Friday night and enjoy a spring evening to help us get the Food Bank Community Garden planted. We have jobs for all ages, so bring the whole family. We’ll be working from 5pm to 8pm with breaks to enjoy yummy pizza along the way. We’ll be moving dirt, spreading bark, and planting vegetable plants in…

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Food Bank Community Garden – Started!

Today we broke ground on the new food bank community garden with many volunteers serving from Disciples Church. Along with several of our food bank regular volunteers, we we’re able to use some of the proceeds from April’s spaghetti dinner fundraiser to kick off this important project. This garden will happen in several phases with the ultimate goal of…

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Highlights from 2012 OVFB Spaghetti Dinner

We had a great time Saturday night at our first annual community spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Orangevale Food Bank. Thanks to everyone for the overwhelming support at a sold out event. Thank you to the Orangevale Grange, youth group from Redeemer Covenant Church, and the Orangevale View. Thank you to the generous sponsors – Wells Fargo, Golden State Collision…

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Casa Roble 5K Fun Run

Thank you to the Casa Roble High School ROTC for all the hard work in putting on today’s 5K Fun Run. And we’re excited to see the results of this month’s Adopt-A-Month competition between the high school classes – we hope you collect TONS of food for hungry Orangevale families.    

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March 31: Impact Orangevale Event

We have an opportunity for an IMPACT ORANGEVALE event on Saturday, March 31st. Come join us from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm to help with any of the below projects. Register using the links below. We hope to tackle as many of the projects as possible, but we’ll determine what we can handle based upon how many volunteers are…

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April 14th – Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser

You don’t want to miss this first annual community event. Come learn more about Orangevale’s new food bank and hear how you can get involved. And enjoy some delicious food prepared by the Orangevale Grange volunteers. This event will have limited seating and expected to sell out. Use the form below to purchase and print your tickets. Or stop…

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Roof Repaired!

We moved into our location in November 2011 knowing there were a few repairs needed, but it had (and still has) great potential. One of the major issues was a significant leak in the roof of a large space we hoped to use for storing canned food – and we realized the extent of the leak during our recent…

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Volunteers Harvest Food for Orangevale Food Bank

A group of volunteers is beginning to come together in Orangevale to make a very important connection. There are many residents in Orangevale with fruit trees which produce an abundant annual harvest. And there are many people in Orangevale who cannot afford the high prices of fresh fruits and vegetables at the supermarket. With a new partnership between Harvest…

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Week One: 75 Families Served!

Thanks to many community contributors including our local Orangevale View newspaper, the word was out about today’s opening day of Orangevale Food Bank. We expected a crowd, but were overwhelmed with 75 Orangevale families visiting for help with this month’s groceries. We will continue to be open weekly on Thursday mornings from 9am – 12:30pm, and our food-raising efforts…

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A Fresh Coat

As we prepare for our opening next week, several gracious volunteers donated their time to help spruce up the building with fresh paint and artwork. Last week, Patrick from Orangevale-based Cornell Painting Co. sprayed a fresh coat of light tan paint over the walls. He did a great job and was in and out quickly. Shameless plug for a…

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