Redwood Empire Food Bank & Donation Challenge

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Time: 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: Redwood Empire Food Bank 3990 Brickway Blvd Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Speaker: Executive Director of REFB

"REDWOOD EMPIRE FOOD BANK"

Date/Time: Wednesday,  May 42022  5:00 PM

It may not be obvious, but hunger is all around us.  The Redwood Food Bank plays a huge role in feeding our community's hungry. Through wide-reaching hunger relief programs, including partnerships with 150 other local human service organizations, the Food Bank operates a vast emergency food system in our region.  In fact, they serve one in six people in Sonoma, Lake, Mendocino Humboldt and Del Norte counties.

The Agenda 

5:00 – 6:00 pm  Optional volunteer opportunity (likely packing food boxes in warehouse) Be sure to bring a jacket, as it will be cold in the warehouse. 

6:00 – 6:30 pm – Happy hour and networking, we’ll bring wine, they’ll put out an appetizer.

6:30 – 7:00 pm – Tour of REFB facility and presentation by Executive Directors

7:00 – 8:00 pm – Sit-down buffet style dinner, prepared and served by REFB.

 8:00 -   Optional additional networking time

**The Challenge**

The Food Bank depends on the support of generous individuals and organizations to help our neighbors in need.

You can help - and have your donation doubled!   If you make a donation to the Food Bank it will be matched up to a total  up to $1,000. (For the cumulative amount donated by all REEPC members)  The REEPC board approved a $500 donation, and the remainding $500.00 is coming from Anderson Ziegler, Exit Strategies, Inc. and anonymous donors. Help turn that $1,000 pledge into a $2,000 donation!
 
How to donate:  You can bring a check the evening of May 4th, donate online or send a check directly to Redwood Empire Food Bank.  Visit their website to donate or to obtain their mailing address.  https://refb.org/  Please reference REEPC on your check or on the online donation form.

 

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