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New Honorary Mayor of Orangevale is a Huge Supporter of the Food Bank

The new Honorary Mayor of Orangevale was “crowned” on Saturday, November 3rd at the 2nd Annual Orangevale Harvest Dinner. And the winner is… Julie King from the Last Tangle Salon in Orangevale. Julies philanthropy of choice throughout her campaign was the Orangevale-Fair Oaks Food Bank and her fundraising efforts brought in almost $2,000 to serve families in need right…

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Our New Satellite Location is Up and Running!

The Orangevale-Fair Oaks Food Bank is excited to bring groceries to even more people in need now with our new satellite location in Fair Oaks. We understand that many people in need find it difficult to travel to Orangevale to get the groceries necessary to live a healthy life and we have found a solution. Every Monday from 2-4pm…

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1st Annual “Driving Out Hunger” Golf Tournament

The Orangevale-Fair Oaks Foundation hosted its first annual Driving Out Hunger Golf Tournament to benefit the Orangevale-Fair Oaks Food Bank on Monday, September 16th and it was a SOLD OUT event. Allworth Financial was the Primary Sponsor and Lyon Real Estate, Principal Financial and Medina McKelvey were contributing sponsors as well. The day began with a little rain but…

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“A Taste of Fair Oaks” gives back to the Food Bank

The 26th Annual “A Taste of Fair Oaks” was held earlier this summer and was once again a huge success as one of Fair Oaks most anticipated events of the year! Every year the Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce brings together local restaurants, wineries and entertainment to host this beautiful summer evening of community fundraising. This year they were…

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“Food For Thought” program a big success!

This summer, thanks to a very generous private donor, the Orangevale-Fair Oaks Food Bank is able to launch a brand new outreach program in our community. We have a new trailer and are headed out 4 days a week to different schools within Orangevale and Fair Oaks to distribute food to families in need that are unable to get…

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Volunteer Appreciation 2019

We could not serve our community without the selfless volunteers that continuously give their precious time to help others. Our hearts are overflowing with gratitude for each and every gracious volunteer that walks through our doors. We like to create a special event each year that focuses completely on them and this year we did so with a delicious…

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Elementary School Food Drive Brings in Almost 2000 lbs. of food!

Green Oaks Fundamental Elementary School in Orangevale held their annual Food Drive on Friday, April 5th to benefit the Orangevale-Fair Oaks Food Bank. The GO Student Council sent home grocery bags encouraging students and their families to fill the bags with non perishable food items and return them to the school on the scheduled date. The children arrived to…

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Rotary Food Bank Solar Panel installation complete!

What started months ago with a Rotary Club member’s tour of the Orangevale Food Bank led to a volunteer project completed last week that will pay for half of the facility’s electricity bills for decades. Rotarian Nick Broad said he was astonished during his food bank tour by the amount and quality of food made available to those in…

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Our Brick Fundraiser was a huge success!

Thanks to all of our generous donors, our first ever Brick Fundraiser was a wonderful success. This idea began last year when Dwight Sparks, our wonderful garden expert volunteer suggested a personalized brick patio fundraiser. This winter we brought that idea to life and sold well over our goal of 100 bricks. We are anxious to begin the construction…

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