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Wednesday Work Days

We are excited to announce a new community service opportunity designed for students, families or anyone in the area looking to give back. Every week, we will have different projects ranging from painting, sorting food, assembly homeless kits, gardening, harvesting fruit, washing/cleaning, etc. This will be a weekly community service opportunity starting right away. Anyone who is interested should…

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Thanksgiving Outreach 2012

Since its founding earlier this year, the Orangevale Food Bank has provided hundreds of families in the community with food for their stomachs and love for their hearts.  This Thanksgiving was no different.  Anyone who drove past the Main Avenue building on the morning of November nineteenth would have seen a line around the corner.  This year, the Orangevale…

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Holiday Food Drives – Nov 3 & 4, Dec 1 & 2

We need volunteers! Help us collect food for the holidays. Sign up yourself or your whole family to pass out flyers at one of three grocery stores. We’ll be collecting food donations which will be used for our Thanksgiving and Christmas events. Click here or check out the available shifts below to sign up. If you have any trouble…

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Food Bank 250 Truck Winner

It was a packed house at the first annual Country Music Festival with over 4,000 people in attendance. Proceeds from the all-day concert sponsored by 101.9 The Wolf radio station will go to the Orangevale Food Bank and New Hope Street Ministry. This weekend was also the culmination of a very successful Food Bank 250 classic truck raffle that…

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We’re Hiring…sort of

It’s been nine months since we’ve launched the Orangevale Food Bank, and it’s been an amazing blessing to serve our community. We have many wonderful volunteers to help make our Thursday distribution work very well. As we move into the holidays and our one year anniversary, we are looking to expand our team of leaders. OVFB is run entirely…

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Lowes Project Day – July 7

As a part of their Lowe’s Heroes program, the Citrus Heights store offered to spend their (hot) Saturday morning helping us with a few projects around the food bank. They donated all the materials and their weekend time to finish the roof on our back storage building and install a much needed irrigation system for the garden areas of…

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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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