Our Programs

Monthly Food Distributions

We distribute community-donated food and USDA commodities from four locations in Nevada County throughout the month.  Anyone who needs food can visit one of the distribution sites and receive a large amount of nutritious food. No questions asked.  No one should go hungry in our community.

Click below for site locations and times.  If you have any questions please call our office at 530-272-3796.  

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Monthly Distribution Calendar

Children's Nutrition Program

Through the Children's Nutrition Program, we provide nutritious school snacks to children at local schools and deliver free lunches during the summer. The School Snack program and Summer Lunch Program are very important to so many in our community.  Click below for more information on  the School Snack Program and the Summer Lunch Program.

Children's Nutrition Program

Partner Agency Program

The list below is of our following Partnership agencies and organizations that receive regular food donations from the Food Bank of Nevada County. The good intention of the Food Bank is to help fill our Partner's food closets that supply the need to prepare and serve hot meals or to provide their recipents in their immediate communities with a supplemental and/or emergency supply of nutritious food.

  • Community Recovery Resources
  • Community Meal at St. Patricks
  • Lunch at Cross Roads Church
  • Early Head Start Program
  • Grass Valley Elks Club
  • Helping Hands Caregiver Resource
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition (DVSAC)
  • Interfaith Food Ministry
  • Progress house
  • Living Lands Agrarian
  • Penn Valley SDA Church - Helping Hands
  • Salvation Army
  • Spirit Peer Empowerment Center
  • Child Advocates of Nevada County/Foothill
  • Sierra Family Medical Clinic
  • Women of Worth
  • The High School Hangout
  • Sierra Mentoring Project
  • Family Resource Center- North San Juan