On Sunday, November 1st from 10AM-3PM the 15th annual Bridge of Giving Event will be happening at the old bridge of the 49 crossing of the South Fork of the Yuba River, just a 10 minute drive from downtown Nevada City.
Patrons enjoy the beautiful scenery while lining the bridge with canned goods.
Come and enjoy the beauty of the fall colors and a walk along one of our areas most beautiful trails … and support your community at the same time.
The one-day event — sponsored by radio station KNCO and SaveMart — is now in its 15th consecutive year of helping Nevada County families in need for the Thanksgiving holiday.
On Wednesday, November 11th at the SaveMart parking lot in Grass Valley, we will be collecting donations of turkeys and other holiday meal items throughout the day.
The Salvation Army believes that every child deserves to experience the joy of opening presents on Christmas morning. If your family is in need of toys visit:
Apply from 10/19/20 to 11/15/20 or until limit is met
Select "No" at the bottom of the page and enter 95945 as the zip code
The Angel Tree program will require proof of identification, two letters of proof of address, proof of income, and a birth certificate of each child on this application (or a legal custody letter if applicable)
If you have questions, contact the Salvation Army Grass Valley at (530) 274-3500
The Lake of the Pines in Auburn has very graciously agreed to host a canned food drive on:
Friday, December 4th 7AM-5PM
Drop Off at Front Gate Exit or Clubhouse Circle
These canned goods will go towards feeding the hungry people of Nevada County during the holiday season. Help support your community during the most wonderful time of the year!
Held on Saturday, December 12th at the Nevada County Fairgrounds, this event makes sure that every child gets to experience Christmas!
Our local bikers donate tons of toys suitable for children of varying ages. Families have the opportunity to walk through and select toys for their children for this upcoming Christmas. They also plan to provide 400 meals to families this day as well.
If you're looking to keep up with this event, follow their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/NevadaCountyFoodAndToyRun/
SaveMart has very selflessly agreed to offer the option for customers to round up their totals to the nearest dollar amount, with the proceeds going towards supporting The Food Bank of Nevada County.
This will last through the entire month of December. Make sure that you round up your total when shopping at SaveMart!
Thank you so much for your support SaveMart, you're helping to feed the hungry of Nevada County!
We here at the Food Bank of Nevada County appreciate our volunteers beyond words.
In these upcoming months we are attempting to find a way to thank our volunteers for all of the hard work they put into making our county a better place.
If you have any ideas or would like to donate to this cause, please contact our main office at (530)-272-3796.
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!