Food Programs

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Feb

Northern Virginia – Secures $22,000 Helping Hands Grant

Assistance League of Northern Virginia recognizes The Allstate Foundation and Allstate volunteers for being positive forces for change in our community. Twenty-two Allstate volunteers came together to host a day of community service that enabled the all-volunteer, nonprofit organization to secure a $22,000 Helping Hands Grant. Allstate volunteers, including David Akers, Christine Angles, Rudolf Alston, […]

28

Nov

Diablo Valley – Welcomes Fehr & Peers Employee Volunteers

Established in 2012, Assistance League of Diablo Valley’s Community Programs includes seven programs that meet a range of community needs. Food Boxes, chaired by Carol Parkhurst, is one of these programs. In preparing for Thanksgiving, Food Boxes Committee members selected such nutritious items as canned hams, tamales, green beans, canned yams, canned pumpkin, turkeys, turkey stuffing […]

14

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 […]

16

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

26

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 […]