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 Redwood Empire Food Bank Offers Free and Healthy Lunches to Sonoma County Children 

From June 8th through August 14th, the Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB) will offer free and healthy lunches to Sonoma County children 18 years and younger. There are 40 different Summer Lunch Program sites spread throughout Sonoma County. Lunch is completely free and operates Monday through Friday during lunchtime.  

In addition to a nutritious lunch, some of the program sites will offer fun activities to encourage active bodies and minds during the summer break. Program highlights will include visits from the Bookmobile - Sonoma County’s roaming library, the Imaginists, Chalk Board Players, the Creek Stewardship Program, and Marin/Sonoma Mosquito & Vector Control. There will also be hands on activities about growing and preparing food with the interactive traveling pedal powered fruit smoothie bike.

 “With over 30,000 children eligible for subsidized lunches during the school year, there is a tremendous need to ensure that local children have access to healthy meals during the summer months. The program is designed to be easy and accessible, because let’s face it, summer is a lot more fun when you aren’t hungry.” shares Itzul Gutierrez, REFB Senior Program Manager.

To find a location near you, please refer to the following site list please call 2-1-1 or visit www.refb.org.

For immediate assistance or more information about the Summer Lunch Program you can the REFB directly at 707.523.7903.

Sonoma County Boys enjoying free lunch

About Redwood Empire Food Bank

The Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB) is the largest hunger-relief organization serving north coastal California from Sonoma County to the Oregon border. Since 1987, the REFB has fed hungry people, currently serving 82,000 children, families and seniors in Sonoma County, while striving to end hunger in our community. The REFB collaborates with local and regional partners to obtain and distribute 14+ million pounds of food annually, the equivalent of 33,000 meals every day. It is also the primary resource for hunger relief agencies in Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte counties. Visit www.refb.org or call 707-523-7900 to learn more. 

 

Santa Rosa

     

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8-Jun

1-Jul

12:00-12:30

Roseland University Prep

100 Sebastopol Road

8-Jun

1-Jul

8:00-8:30

Roseland University Prep

100 Sebastopol Road

8-Jun

2-Jul

12:00-12:30

The Crossings

820 Jennings Ave

8-Jun

31-Jul

12:15-12:45

Calikicks Martial Arts Academy

3445 Sebastopol Road

8-Jun

31-Jul

8:30-9:00

Calikicks Martial Arts Academy

3445 Sebastopol Road

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Amarosa Village

1300 Pebble Creek Dr.

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-1:00

Bayer Farm

1550 West Avenue

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Carrillo Place Apartments

200 Cranbrook Way

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Catholic Charities Family Support Center

465 A Street

8-Jun

14-Aug

1:00-1:30

Cypress Ridge Apartments

2239 Meda Ave

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:30-1:00

Larkfield Oaks  Apartments

524 Airport Blvd.

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:30-1:00

Lavell Village

165 Lavell Village Circle

8-Jun

14-Aug

1:00-1:30

Leisure Mobile Home Park

2185 Occidental Rd.

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:30-1:00

Monte Vista

1421 Range Ave

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Olive Grove - Burbank Housing

1945 Zinfandel Ave

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:30-1:00

Project Access

1 Kashmir Drive

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

South Park Youth Center

1336 Temple Ave

8-Jun

14-Aug

11:30-12:00

Southwest Community Park

1698 Hearn Ave

8-Jun

14-Aug

1:00-1:30

Valley Oak Recreation Center

2600 Northcoast Street

8-Jun

14-Aug

11:45-12:15

WingsMap

3644 Airway Drive

8-Jun

14-Aug

9:15-9:45

WingsMap

3644 Airway Drive

9-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Central Santa Rosa Library

211 E Street

9-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Northwest Santa Rosa Library

150 Coddingtown Center

15-Jun

7-Aug

12:30 - 1:00

Boys & Girls of Santa Rosa

1011 Hahman Drive

15-Jun

7-Aug

8:30 - 9:00

Boys & Girls of Santa Rosa

1011 Hahman Drive

6-Jul

17-Aug

12:30-1:00

Cook Middle School

2480 Sebastopol Road

6-Jul

17-Aug

8:30-9:00

Cook Middle School

2480 Sebastopol Road

6-Jul

24-Jul

12:00-1230

Salvation Army Santa Rosa

93 Stony Circle

Petaluma

 

   

 

 

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8-Jun

14-Aug

12:30-1:00

Logan Place

1200 Petaluma Blvd North

6-Jul

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Petaluma Library

100 Fairgrounds Drive

 

 

 

 

 

Rohnert Park/Cotati

 

   

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8-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Alicia Park

300 Arlen Drive

8-Jun

14-Aug

11:30-12:00

Rancho Feliz

6607 Redwood Drive

 

 

 

 

 

Windsor

 

     

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8-Jun

14-Aug

12:30-1:00

Forest Winds Apartments

6697 Old Redwood Hwy

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:30-1:00

Windsor Redwoods

100 Kendall Way

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Windsor Park Apartments

350 Duncan Drive

 

 

 

 

 

Sonoma

 

     

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8-Jun

14-Aug

4:30 - 5:00

Sonoma Valley Teen Center

17440 Sonoma Highway

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:30-1:00

Springs Village Boys & Girls Club

200 Fuente Lane

15-Jun

7-Aug

12:30-1:15

Valley of the Moon Boys & Girls Club

100 W. Verano Ave

15-Jun

7-Aug

8:15 - 8:30

Valley of the Moon Boys & Girls Club

100 W. Verano Ave

Guerneville

     

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9-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Guerneville Regional Library

14107 Armstrong Woods Road

 

 

 

 

 

Sebastopol

     

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9-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Sebastopol Regional Library

7140 Bodega Avenue

8-Aug

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Castle Child Care

7611 Huntley Street

         

Healdsburg

     

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8-Jun

2-Jul

12:15-12:45

Fitch Mountain

Monte Vista Ave 520

8-Jun

2-Jul

8:30-9:00

Fitch Mountain

Monte Vista Ave 520

8-Jun

14-Aug

12:30-1:00

Harvest Grove Apartments

293 West Grant Street

 

 

 

   

Cloverdale

     

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9-Jun

14-Aug

12:00-12:30

Cloverdale Regional Library

401 N. Cloverdale Blvd