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Orangevale Food Bank Celebrates Food Revolution Day 2014

We’re Celebrating Food Revolution Day 2014 Thursday, May 15 from 10 a.m.-Noon Our basic mission is simple: positively impact in the communities we serve by providing basic food and resources to families in need. Beyond that basic mission, we also strive to improve the lives of families in a number

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Community Partner Spotlight – Walmart

Community Partner Spotlight: Walmart Many people recognize Walmart as a low price leader, “saving people money so they can live better.” However, what people may not be aware of is that significant piece of Walmart’s value proposition is their commitment to community, leveraging their size and scale to contribute financially

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Big Participation in 2014 Pow Wow Days

Pow Wow Days Weekend – May 15-18 We’ve got a lot in store for this year’s Orangevale Pow Wow Days. The 51st annual annual town fair will take place May 15 – 18, and will include the community parade traveling down Greenback Lane that Saturday morning starting at 9am. We are

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Volunteer Spotlight – Debbie Costello

Volunteer Spotlight – Debbie Costello Last year, Debbie Costello, a teacher at Visions in Education Charter School, knew a friend’s 88 year old mother who was looking to volunteer. While volunteering on a regular basis may not have panned out for her elder friend, Debbie herself found a new home.

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OVFB Updates – April 2014

This past month Orangevale Food Bank has continued to serve the local community, providing food for over 900 people. Our community is very active and helping us thrive. Recently a boyscout built wooden planter boxes for us, which now dot the parking lot supporting a growing vegetable garden; and volunteers

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Big School Food Drives in March

Big School Food Drives in March We would like to thank Twin Lakes School, Oakview Community Elementary School, Orangevale Open K-8 School, and Summit Christian School for adopting the month of March to hold a school-wide food drive, Each of these food drives were amazingly successful and have filled the

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Volunteer Spotlight – Izzy Hyland

Volunteer Spotlight – Izzy Hyland After Izzy Hyland moved to the Sacramento area and settled in, she began looking for something to do to meet new people and lessen the sadness of missing her children and grandchildren back in Utah. Two years ago, after seeing a story in the local Orangevale newspaper,

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Needed: Food Drive Coordinator

Looking for another great volunteer We are blessed with an amazing crew of volunteers at Orangevale Food Bank. We are always looking for more good people who want to help us serve the community. One current need for a new great volunteer is to help coordinate our monthly food drives

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Thanksgiving Dinner Plans

Turkey for Every Family This Year Every year, hundreds of families rely on food banks like ours to help put together their holiday meals. These meals are an extra expense and we’re glad to rally the community together to help meet this need. Our teams will be putting together several

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