Oct 16, 2017
In response to #Sonoma, #Napa, and #Mendocino county fires, the Redwood Empire Food Bank is offering a special drive-through distribution to our community this week - the Station 3990 distribution - providing FREE produce, non-perishable foods and snacks, staple groceries, including a variety of breads and tortillas, an assortment of canned goods, quality proteins, water and healthy beverages, and dairy items when available to ALL of our neighbors in need. No identification is required. Open to anyone in need of food assistance at the Redwood Empire Food Bank station house: 3990 Brickway Boulevard, Santa Rosa, CA 95405.
This distribution will be offered each day this week, Monday, October 16th through Friday, October 20th, between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm in the #REFB's front parking area.
On Saturday, October 21st, the REFB will host our monthly Food Plaza distribution, which is also in our front parking area, and also open to anyone who needs help.
The REFB will offer extended hours Monday, October 16th, opening at 8:00 am, and closing at 6:00 pm. We continue to need donations of non-perishable foods for distributions to #SonomaCounty shelters - soups and stews with pop-top lids, granola bars, trail mix, jerky, pureed vegetables for babies and toddlers, Ensure or other high protein drinks for children and seniors, fruit cups, and easy to prepare breakfast items. No glass, please.
Our Food Connections office and our Value Market will be open this week as well during their regular hours. Our bilingual Food Connections team will help answer questions aboutCalFresh (Food Stamps) and can can help navigate the CalFresh application process.If you are unable to visit the REFB in person, please call Food Connections for help finding a food distribution in your neighborhood: 707-523-7903.
We continue to need the support of volunteers! Please sign up for a volunteer shift on our website: refb.org.
We thank you, our #SonomaCounty and extended #BayArea families, for your generous support of the REFB and all of our neighbors experiencing hunger during this extraordinarily challenging time.
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