Food Programs

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Sep

Reno-Sparks – Receives Grant for Senior Program

The Nevada Women’s Fund presented almost $9,000 to a local non-profit on Wednesday. The Nevada Women’s Fund gave the more than $8,700 grant to the Assistance League of Reno-Sparks, which provides food to local seniors. “They have a reputable credible and long standing program to serve our Seniors with food and needed nutrition during the […]

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Jan

Huntington Beach – Receives Thanks on Facebook

Thanks to the grant given by the AL of Huntington Beach, our middle school hosted our 1st farmers market today. The kids had a blast selling their school-grown produce to the community. Thank you!  Facebook Post from Stacey/Clegg Middle School Teacher Kim Thach to Assistance League of Huntington Beach

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Nov

Eugene – Weekend Food Pantry

The Weekend Food Pantry Program provides weekend food assistance during the school year to eligible low-income students and their families. The program debuted in Fall 2014 at River Road Elementary in the Eugene 4J School District, where 87% of the students are enrolled in the free lunch/reduced lunch program. By supplementing the food supply at […]

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Nov

Flagstaff – Participates in Weekend Backpack Initiative

On September 18, 2015, Assistance League of Flagstaff, the United Way of Northern Arizona, Coconino  County Supervisor Liz Archuleta’s Office, Flagstaff Family Food Bank and Kinsey Elementary School launched the third year of the Weekend Backpack Program. Under the initiative, chronically hungry children are sent home each Friday with a backpack of nonperishable food that […]

Nov

Tustin – Assisteens® Food Collection

Assisteens are a vibrant, thriving organization for high school students dedicated to volunteering in our community.  Teen volunteers donate service hours through philanthropic programs adopted by each grade level and community programs. One of their programs provides assistance to the Orange County Rescue Mission, an organization helping the homeless in Orange County.  During a weekend […]

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Nov

Reno-Sparks – Feeding Seniors

Assistance League of Reno-Sparks Food Pantry program was initiated in 1980. Over the last 33 years, this program has distributed more than 114,000 food bags to Washoe County senior citizens. On the third Tuesday of each month, 440 qualified seniors receive two bags of groceries at the Senior Center. The recipients pick up their two […]