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2019 Annual Turkey Drive

Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) will begin collecting turkeys and holiday trimmings on November 12 and will continue through November 22 (please note we are closed on November 11 in honor of Veteran’s Day). The goal for EGFBS for the 2019 Turkey Drive is 1,000 turkeys. Distribution will take place this year on Saturday,
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Press Release: Harvest of Hope 2019

Elk Grove Food Bank will hold its Annual Harvest of Hope Gala Dinner on Saturday, September 14. The event serves as a fundraiser for the Elk Grove Food Bank, and this year it will also honor Assemblymember Jim Cooper for spearheading $4 million in funding for the Food Bank. For more information, check out the
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EGFBS on News 93.1 KFBK

Elk Grove Food Bank Services was highlighted recently on News 93.1 KFBK’s radio show, “The Afternoon News with Kitty O’Neil.” Marie Jachino, Executive Director of the Elk Grove Food Bank, spoke with Kitty about the $4 million from the California state budget that was allocated to Elk Grove Food Bank’s fund for a new facility.
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2019 SMUD Giving Mondays at the CA State Fair

Want to know how to get into the awesome California State Fair for FREE this month? It’s easy as 1-2-3.. Just bring three (3) cans of non-expired, non-perishable food on either Monday July 15th or 22nd, and you will receive complimentary admission to the Fair. Thank you Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) for partnering with us again this year.
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Join us for Harvest of Hope on September 14, 2019

THANK YOU to everyone who supported Elk Grove Food Bank Services by attending the Harvest of Hope 2019! Please stay tuned for more information on next year. Join us for Elk Grove Food Bank Services Annual Harvest of Hope Gala Dinner on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 6:00 – 10:00 pm at Sheldon Inn.  Presiding
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THANK YOU for another successful Run 4 Hunger!

On behalf of everyone at Elk Grove Food Bank and the entire Run 4 Hunger committee, THANK YOU for another amazing Run 4 Hunger! We are thankful to everyone who participated in the 15th Annual Run 4 Hunger. The event would not have been a great success without the generous support from our sponsors, volunteers
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United in Support

The entire Elk Grove City Council visited the Elk Grove Food Bank recently to show support of the Food Bank’s Annual Turkey Drive. Elk Grove Citizen published an article detailing the visit.
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EGFB celebrates donors on the Big Day of Giving

In the 24 hours of the May 4th BIG Day of Giving we raised $13,665! With 101 donors generously giving on this one day event, we are incredibly humbled by the outpouring of gifts. The Elk Grove Food Bank Services began the day with a barbecue to celebrate. EGFBS Operations Manager Ken Franklin grilled up
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