Turkey drop off this morning at Elk Grove Food Bank






From Elk Grove Food Bank Services | 

Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) is asking community members to donate turkeys and trimmings to provide healthy holiday meals to our struggling neighbors.Former Elk Grove City Councilmember, Steven Detrick, has hosted the annual turkey drive for the last 12 years, and this year, along with Councilmember Kevin Spease, is collecting turkeys, along with holiday food items and monetary donations. Both will be attending the event, along with a number of other city officials and community leaders.
 
Donations may also be dropped off at the Food Bank’s warehouse Mondays through Fridays from 9 am to 3 pm at 9820 Dino Drive, Suite 140 by November 19 to ensure delivery to families and individuals in time for Thanksgiving.
 
“The need is greater than ever. The Food Bank is serving an average of 9,200 individuals each month,” said Marie Jachino, Executive Director. “It is only through the support of our partners and community that we are able to provide a holiday meal and ‘serving of hope’ to our neighbors in need. We cannot thank our community enough for answering the call for help this Thanksgiving.”
 
WHAT:          Elk Grove Food Bank Services Thanksgiving Donation Drive-Thru
 
WHEN:         Saturday, November 13, 2021 – 9 am to 12 pm
 
WHERE:       9820 Dino Drive, Suite 140, Elk Grove, CA 95624 (Food Bank)
                                             
WHY:            To provide Thanksgiving meals for people in need across our region
 
About Elk Grove Food Bank Services
Established in 1974, the Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) is a critical component to the welfare of the Elk Grove community, providing food, clothing and resources to our neighbors in need.  For 46 years, EGFBS has worked to mobilize resources to serve the needs of food insecure individuals in the Elk Grove region,
including seniors, families, children, migrant workers, disabled, medically fragile, working poor, and the homeless.  With 12 programs, 14 employees, and over 300 dedicated volunteers, EGFBS provides all services at no cost to fulfill its mission to “Provide essential resources to overcome the many faces of hunger and human need.”  For more information, or to volunteer or donate, call (916) 685-8453 or visit www.elkgrovefoodbank.org.   

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