Scouting For Food

Nevada City Cub Scout Pack 23 will be collecting non-perishable food and monetary donations to support the Food Bank of Nevada County.

November 9th 9AM-3PM at SPD Market in Nevada City 

Donations directly benefit local individuals and families

with nutritious food options.


Thanksgiving Meal Box

Free Event Open to the Community!

November 14th at 10AM

12889 Osborne Hill Rd

Grass Valley CA 95945

This event offers families a FREE, boxed, Thanksgiving meal. It is held in conjunction with our regular Thursday distribution.

Supplies are limited and will be given out first come, first serve. Early sign-up is not a guarantee!


Very Grateful for our Community!



Our annual Turkey Drive for the Food Bank of Nevada County, sponsored by KNCO Radio Live and The Elks Club, will be located at our home town Save Mart Grocery Store.  Look for the Food Bank Truck! 

9AM to 4PM on November 16th

We certainly Appreciate and are Thankful for all Donations!

New this year, the Nevada County Library will also be there with a pop-up library featuring recipes, book rentals, and a craft for kids! We hope to see you there.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING!


Lake Of The Pines Helps Feed Families

Lake of the Pines 3rd Annual Donation Drive

Our South Nevada County neighbors pitch in once again to gather foods to help support and supply our hometown food bank of Nevada County. 

This year the bag drop off is from 7AM to 5PM on Friday Dec 6th. 

(Funding donations are also welcome!) 

"Tis the Season for Giving" 

A special thanks, to the Lake of the Pines community and the Holiday Market
for all their sincere efforts!


A Great Holiday Union

Helping to restock our food supply for the Food Bank, the Union Newspaper holds a Holiday Food Drive in December at their business site, located at 464 Sutton Way, Grass Valley.

The drive will start at 8AM and continue until 1PM. 

Acceptance of various food donations and monetary donations
are graciously welcome!


Toy Run

The Nevada County Food & Toy Run happens annually on the 2nd Saturday in December. This year it's on December 14th.

This year the Food Bank of Nevada County is teaming up with Interfaith Food Ministry and United Way to help support the program by providing sides for the Holiday meal bags.  

NC Food and Toy Run – Nevada County Fairgrounds

  • Meet and Greet with Santa, kids, families and friends
  • Food and toy distribution
  • Vendors and a festive atmosphere


Chocolate Infusion

Event Fundraiser for The Nevada County Food Bank

This 1920-1930's themed event will have you itching to pull out your jazz shoes and start dancing the Charleston! The Union is offering a fundraiser where patrons can listen to live jazz music, participate in a couples costume contest, and enter a raffle with the grand prize being valued at $775.  The Food Bank will hold a table offering free samples and collecting monetary donations. 

Bring your friends, dress in period 1920’s costumes (if you desire) and enjoy an afternoon like no other at Chocolate Infusion. It really will be an afternoon to savor and remember long after it’s over. What’s the secret word to get into the Speakeasy? CHOCOLATE! 

January 26th, 2020 from 1PM-4:30PM at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center 325 Spring Street, Nevada City.

 Ticket prices are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.


We Have a Winner!

The Food Bank of Nevada County would like to announce the winner of 

the Golden Piggy Bank Contest-


BRIAR PATCH Community Market

Thank you to the wonderful community support from our local Briar Patch Grocery Store.  They collected $143.14 and have been awarded the GOLDEN PIG.  Visit their store today and take a picture with the Pig!