Man distributing food from boxes while smiling at river city food bank

Redwood Empire Food Bank
Food Distribution Services

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About Redwood Empire Food Bank

Since 1987, the Redwood Empire Food Bank has been feeding our neighbors in need and leading the community to end hunger.

We distribute food through our own programs and our partner organizations in Sonoma, Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties. As the largest hunger-relief organization in our area, we work on the front lines of emergency food assistance, helping over 100,000 individuals, families, seniors, and children each year.

We serve our communities through three initiatives. Every Child, Every Day includes four robust programs that address the nutritional needs of children, targeting both schools and seasonal meal gaps. Senior Security serves 13,000 low-income seniors healthy, fresh food across our five-county region. Neighborhood Hunger Network strives to improve the health and well-being of our community with food and nutrition education.

Food Distribution

With funding from the Kelly Foundation the Redwood Empire Food Bank is able to continue filling the refrigerators, cupboards and bellies of our community’s most vulnerable residents as they grapple with the prolonged impacts of the pandemic and move towards recovery. Recovery will not happen overnight – we will continue providing the nutrition, and relief, that our neighbors need to get back on their feet.

Woman distributing produce at Redwood Empire Food Bank