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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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Stock the Shelves Open House Pics

Over 100 people visited the food bank today for a Stock the Shelves Open House event. We are very excited about the overwhelming community support for the new food bank in Orangevale. Thank you for the generous donations of food and volunteer time. This is going to be a very fun year for Orangevale to come together. Here are…

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Rock Center with Brian Williams

Midnight Run: Hungry families on food stamps impact Walmart The number of Americans using food stamps has soared 37 percent over the last two years. A growing number of needy Americans are shopping as soon as their government food assistance kicks in, changing the way the nation’s largest retailer, Walmart, does business. Kate Snow reports.

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