Tag Archives: Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services

Faces and Places: Run to Feed the Hungry

About 28,000 people participated in the 19th annual “Run to Feed the Hungry” for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. Elite runners, average joggers and walkers participated in the 5K and 10K events. Last year, 26,825 people participated on the

Thousands to participate in 19th annual ‘Run to Feed the Hungry’

What has 56,000 legs, over 28,000 smiles and is the biggest “happening” in Sacramento every year? If you guessed the 19th annual “Run to Feed the Hungry” for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, you guessed correctly. For nearly two

Sacramento Charities Offer Lots of Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for turkey, carolers, gingerbread men, friends and family – and giving back. “For a lot of people part of their holiday tradition is the giving back and the instilling the spirit of service in their children and

What’s new at the zoo?

Simon and Garfunkel once said, “It’s all happening at the zoo.” That certainly seems to be the case at the Sacramento Zoo, which this year is celebrating its 85th anniversary with many new attractions. Small Wonders The zoo’s main focus

‘Meals for Health’ program at Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services a resounding success

During April, Whole Foods Market partnered with the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services and EarthSave to teach a group of low-income Sacramento residents a healthier way to eat. Participants celebrated with a “graduation ceremony” on May 7. The “Meals

Health-challenged, low-income population goes plant-based to lose weight and reverse disease

SACRAMENTO, CA – Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) embarks on a new partnership with the EarthSave International, a non-profit organization that will launch an exciting new program called Meals For Health (MFH) on April 8, 2011. MFH is

Soil Born Farms’ ‘Harvest Sacramento’ is a win for all

  Millions of dollars worth of fruit are hidden in plain sight in Sacramento trees. And by 2008, East Sacramento resident Mary McGrath grew tired of seeing the free food go to waste. As a girl growing up in Omaha,