Grantmakers and Foundations $10,000 – $14,999

 

ameriprise

Ameriprise

Thanks to the support of Ameriprise, the REFB provides approximately 800 low-income households, including 1,725 children at least 20 pounds of nutrient-rich, fresh fruits and vegetables, nutritious supplemental foods and fresh protein through our Farm to Family School Pantry program. Weekly distributions located at eight of Sonoma County’s highest-need schools help ensure the health and well-being of our most vulnerable neighbors by providing access to essential, life-sustaining food so that children in need obtain proper nutrition for a healthy life.
(Grant period: July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)

Bank of America

Thanks to the support from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, the REFB continues to provide over 800 low-income families, including approximately 1,800 children up to 25 pounds of vitamin-rich produce, healthy staple foods and fresh protein through our Farm to Family School Pantry distributions, which are located at nine elementary schools in high-need areas.

(Grant period: November 1, 2016 – October 31, 2017)

Community Foundation Sonoma County

Community Foundation Sonoma County

2016 Julia L. Grant Fund for Basic Human Needs

Thanks to the support of the Community Foundation Sonoma County 2016 Julia L. Grant Fund for Basic Human Needs, the REFB continues to provide an essential nutritional safety net to 82,000 low-income people in need of food assistance in Sonoma County.
(Grant period: July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017)

Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, Inc.

Thanks to support from the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, Inc., the REFB provides fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy proteins, and nutritious staple foods rich in iron and vitamin C, along with nutrition education to low-income families with children (0-6) through the Megan Furth Harvest Pantry. This program promotes family well-being while addressing hunger and the diet-related health conditions of obesity and anemia.
(Grant period: November 1, 2016 – October 31, 2017)

Red Nose Day Fund

Thanks to the support from the Red Nose Day Fund, the REFB will provide fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy proteins and wholesome staple foods rich in iron and vitamin C, along with nutrition education, to low-income families with children (0-6) through the Megan Furth Harvest Pantry. This program promotes family well-being while addressing hunger and the diet-related health conditions of obesity and anemia.
(Grant period: October 1, 2016 – June 1, 2017)

Community Foundation Sonoma County

Sonoma Paradiso Event Fund

of Community Foundation Sonoma County

Thanks to the support from the Sonoma Paradiso Event Fund of Community Foundation Sonoma County, the REFB will continue providing at-risk children 7-10 pounds of healthy groceries, including fresh produce, at the end of each week during the school year through our BackPack Program to help ensure they have access to essential nourishment over the weekend.
(Grant period: December 20, 2016 – December 19, 2017)

Speedway Children's Charities

Speedway Children’s Charities

Thanks to the support from Speedway Children’s Charities, the REFB will continue to provide up to 25 pounds of vitamin-rich fresh produce, perishable and non-perishable proteins and healthy staple foods to low-income families with children at eight high-need elementary schools in Sonoma County through weekly Farm to Family School Pantry distributions.
(Grant period: December 7, 2016 – December 6, 2017)

wellsfargo

Wells Fargo Foundation

Thanks to the support of the Wells Fargo Foundation, the REFB will continue to help our low-income neighbors who suffer from type 2 diabetes by offering access to healthy, diabetic-appropriate foods, diabetes self-care management education, nutrition information and referral to primary healthcare.
(Grant period: November 20, 2016 – November 19, 2017)

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

With the generous $10,000 grant from Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, the Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB) will be able to provide 775 low-income Sonoma County families, including 1,900 children, with up to 25 pounds of fresh produce, healthy staple foods and lean protein weekly during the school year through the REFB’s School Pantry program. As a direct result of this critical funding, a total of 620,000 pounds of nutritious food will be distributed at eight elementary school sites throughout Sonoma County between August 2017 and May 2018, helping to reduce experiences of hunger for at-risk children, and increase food stability for the entire family. Thanks to the support from Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, the REFB is improving overall health, wellness, and quality of life for low-income families in our community, and ensuring children have access to the nutrition they need to grow strong and excel in school.
(Grant period: August, 2017 – May, 2018)

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