Thanks to the support of the Bethlehem Foundation, the REFB will acquire and distribute fresh produce, staple foods, perishable and non-perishable protein, and prepare and distribute hand-crafted frozen entrées to low-income seniors in Sonoma County through four vital programs within our Senior Security Initiative.
(Grant period: May 3, 2016 – May 2, 2017)
Thanks to the support of the Bothin Foundation, the REFB will purchase a new 26’ refrigerated truck allowing us to continue providing an essential nutritional safety net to anyone in need throughout our service area.
(Grant period: February 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018)
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund
Thanks to the support from the Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund, the REFB continues to provide a vital nutritional safety net to 82,000 of our low-income neighbors facing hunger.
(Grant period: January 1, 2017 – June 30, 2017)
George H. Sandy Foundation
Thanks to support from the George H. Sandy Foundation, the REFB provides up to 25 pounds of vitamin-rich fresh produce, perishable and non-perishable proteins and healthy staple foods to over 800 low-income families, including approximately 1,800 children each week through our Farm to Family School Pantry program. Weekly distributions are located at eight high-need elementary schools in Sonoma County and one in Lake County.
(Grant period: December 15, 2016 – December 14, 2017)
St. Joseph Health Community Partnership Fund – Emergency Food and Shelter Initiative
Thanks to the support of St. Joseph Health Community Partnership Fund – Emergency Food and Shelter Initiative, the REFB will provide approximately 25 pounds of nutritious, vitamin-rich, fresh produce and supplemental foods to anyone in need in our community through more than 30 Produce Pantry distributions.
(Grant period: January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017)