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The Food Bank of Nevada County, CA is a non-profit food assistance agency providing food distribution and nutrition education to hungry individuals and families. Help fight hunger by donating or volunteering.
Come on out and help us Race against Hunger by walking or running through scenic Nevada County. Meet us at the Forest Charter School site at 470 Searls Avenue in Nevada City on September 12, 2015. Registration starts at 7am and the run and walk starts at 8:30am. Registration at event is $25. We hope to see you there!
The Face of Hunger
In many ways, America is the land of plenty. But for 1 in 6 Americans, hunger is a reality. Many people believe that the problems associated with hunger are confined to small pockets of society, certain areas of the country, or certain neighborhoods, but the reality is much different.
Right now, millions of Americans are struggling with hunger. We all know and are in contact with people affected by hunger, even though we might not be aware of it.
These are often hard-working adults, children and seniors who simply cannot make ends meet and are forced to go without food for several meals, or even days. Most of us simply have no idea. It's time to educate ourselves about America's hunger problem.
What We Do
We obtain and provide donated, surplus, and purchased food to people in need in Nevada County.
We distributed nutritious food to low-income individuals and families in Nevada County.
We provide food efficiently through our Food Bank Programs and by collaborating with a network of partner agencies.
rely on the generous support of our community volunteers. Our volunteers
contributed nearly 5,000 hours of service
Who We Serve
We serve an average of 4,250 individuals each month, and the numbers are still rising. The people we serve are low-income individuals, low-income families with children, and seniors.
Food Bank Programs
The Food Bank of Nevada County operates direct-service programs for homebound individuals and seniors, low-income families with children, and individuals:
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