Grantmakers and Foundations $1,000 – $4,999

Umpqua Bank

Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation

Thanks to the support from the Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation, the REFB will provide fresh fruits and vegetables rich in iron and vitamin-C, healthy supplemental food items and nutrition education to families with children (0-6 years) through the Megan Furth Harvest Pantry. This program specifically addresses the diet-related health conditions of obesity and childhood anemia.
(Grant period: June 16, 2017 – June 15, 2018)

 

Rotary Club

Rotary Club of Sebastopol

Thanks to the support from the Rotary Club of Sebastopol, the REFB provides a 7-10 pound bag of fresh produce and health staple foods to 24 children weekly during the school year at Park Side Elementary. Because of the combined support from the Rotary Club of Sebastopol and the Rotary Club of Sebastopol Sunrise, a total of 48 children receive healthy groceries through School Pantry “lite” at Park Side to help ensure that they have access to critical nourishment to grow strong and thrive. 
(Grant period: August 2017 – June 2018)

Rotary Club of Sebastopol Sunrise

Rotary Club of Sebastopol Sunrise

Thanks to the support from the Rotary Club of Sebastopol Sunrise, the REFB provides a 7-10 pound bag of fresh produce and health staple foods to 24 children weekly during the school year at Park Side Elementary. Because of the combined support from the Rotary Club of Sebastopol Sunrise and the Rotary Club of Sebastopol, a total of 48 children receive healthy groceries through School Pantry “lite” at Park Side to help ensure that they have access to critical nourishment to grow strong and thrive.
(Grant period: August 2017 – June 2018)

Rotary International

Rotary Club of Valley of the Moon

Thanks to the generous support from the Rotary Club of Valley of the Moon, the REFB provides a vital nutritional safety net to low-income families with children, seniors living on low-fixed-incomes, and individuals facing food crisis in our community. Thank you for helping ensure that our low-income, food insecure neighbors have a place to turn for food assistance.
(Grant period: April 24, 2017 – April 24, 2018)

Rotary International

Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program

Thanks to the generous support of the Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program and the Walmart Rohnert Park main store, the REFB is able to distribute 330,000 pounds of food annually, the equivalent of 275,000 meals, through our Produce Pantries in Rohnert Park. This contribution helps ensure that our low-income neighbors in Rohnert Park have access to essential, nutrient rich, fresh produce and staple foods in their local community.

(Grant period: December 28, 2017 – December 29, 2018)

Rotary International

Kansha Foundation

Thanks to the support of the Kansha Foundation, the REFB continues to improve food security for our low-income neighbors and provide emergency hunger-relief to anyone affected by the 2017 wildfires. Their generosity assists the REFB in maintaining 12 unique programs, which provide a nutritional safety-net for children, seniors, families and individuals within our community.

(Grant period: December 21, 2017 – December 20, 2018)

 

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