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SC hunger-relief groups report decline in donations

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT
December 23, 2016
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Sonoma County’s hunger numbers not looking healthy


SONOMA WEST TIMES & NEWS
November 23, 2016
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Hunger in Sonoma County a daily reality for thousands

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT
November 22, 2016
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ABC7, Disney donates $15,000 to Redwood Empire Food Bank

ABC7
November 17, 2016

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The Press Democrat: December 23, 2016
Sonoma County hunger-relief groups report decline in donations
Sonoma West Times & News: November 23, 2016
Sonoma County’s hunger numbers not looking healthy
The Press Democrat: November 22, 2016
Hunger in Sonoma County a daily reality for thousands
ABC7 Bay Area: November 17, 2016
ABC7, Disney donates $15,000 to Redwood Empire Food Bank
The North Bay Business Journal: October 21, 2016
Who can pack the fastest? Answer helps the needy.
Sonoma State Star: October 18, 2016
For students who are homeless or missing meals, local help is available
The Press Democrat: July 15, 2016
Sonoma County Libraries’ Free Meals Close Summer Nutrition Gap
The Press Democrat: July 5, 2016
Santa Rosa Mom, Son Cooking Contest Winners Off to the White House
The Press Democrat: June 2, 2016
10,000 Degrees Program gets $100,000 Grant
The Press Democrat: April 11, 2016
10 Sonoma County students honored at Youth Service Awards
California Health Report: April 10, 2016
Innovative Food Programs Combat Food Insecurity in California
Sonoma State Star: April 4, 2016
Issue of Food Insecurity Presses on in Sonoma County
The North Bay Business Journal: March 28, 2016
Community Philanthropy Awards: Burr Pilger Mayer, North Bay
The Press Democrat: March 27, 2016
Hunger Persistent in Sonoma County Despite Improving Economy
The Press Democrat: March 25, 2016
Sonoma County’s Christian Churches Maintain Wide Presence through Social Work
Sonoma West Times & News: March 23, 2016
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Fundraiser for Fishermen
The Petaluma Argus-Courier: February 22, 2016
Petaluma Entrepreneur Helps Share New Ideas
Sonoma Index-Tribune: December 31, 2015
Sonoma Music Fest shares the love with charities
SF Gate: December 1, 2015
Food banks and Season of Sharing help Bay Area’s neediest
The Press Democrat: November 23, 2015
Santa Rosa Junior College instructor includes humanity in her English 101 curriculum
Sonoma Valley Sun: November 16, 2015
Holiday food drive guide
ABC7 Bay Area: November 2, 2015
ABC7 visits Santa Rosa's Redwood Empire Food Bank
The Press Democrat: October 18, 2015
More Sonoma County residents living in poverty
The Press Democrat: July 21, 2015
Bennett Valley congregations share food with those in need
The Press Democrat: July 6, 2015
Sonoma screening demystifies diabetes
The Press Democrat: June 19, 2015
Cloverdale Food Pantry seeks to restock its shelves
The Press Democrat: June 8, 2015
Tips from an expert: Cooking on a budget
The Oak Leaf: May 12, 2015
Hope for hungry students
The Press Democrat: February 19, 2015
Sonoma County service agencies grapple with hunger
The Press Democrat: November 25, 2014
The pie is the thing for Santa Rosa teen
ABC7 News: November 20, 2014
ABC7, Disney donates $15K to Redwood Empire Food Bank
The Press Democrat: November 9, 2014
Waiting for food, benefits in Sonoma County
The Petaluma Argus Courier: September 4, 2014
Filling the nutritional gap for SRJC students
Latino USA: July 3, 2014
Health Care Reform Leaves Undocumented Uninsured
Sonoma County Gazette: June 9, 2014
REFB Free Summer Lunch for Children - Sonoma County
Sonoma County Gazette: May 28, 2014
Hunger Relief Program for Seniors by Redwood Empire Food Bank
The Press Democrat: December 20, 2013
Sonoma County charities say more donors in the giving spirit
Sonoma Index-Tribune: December 12, 2013
B.R. Cohn concert distributes $200K
Sonoma Index-Tribune: December 3, 2013
Health agencies, food bank fight diabetes
North Bay Business Journal: December 2, 2013
Top Real Estate Projects 2013: Redwood Empire Food Bank gets larger facility for much-needed growth
Petaluma360.com: November 28, 2013
COTS, food bank feed the hungry for Thanksgiving
The Press Democrat: November 27, 2013
Hunger report reveals county's significant meal gap
The Press Democrat: November 24, 2013
Holidays a busy time of year for Redwood Empire Food Bank
The Press Democrat: October 22, 2013
Letter to the Editor – Aid and stereotypes
The Press Democrat: September 30, 2013
Letter to the Editor – Combating hunger
The Windsor Times: September 11, 2013
Redwood Empire Food Bank opens new Value Market
The Community VOICE: August 12, 2013
REFB to open new Value Market on July 31 in SR
The Press Democrat: August 9, 3013
Redwood Empire Food Bank's Value Market aims to fight hunger
Sonoma County Gazette: July 19, 2013
Filipino Center Food Distribution Opens in Fulton
The Press Democrat: June 24, 3013
PD Editorial: About hunger: The hopeful and the heartless
The Press Democrat: June 23, 2013
Helping fight hunger
The Press Democrat: June 21, 2013
Groups struggle to satisfy growing summer lunch needs of Sonoma County kids
Sonomamag.com: June 10, 2013
Free summer lunch program starts
Petaluma360.com: June 6, 2013
Program offers free summer lunch for kids
The Community VOICE: June 8, 2013
Oliver’s Market to release third CD to benefit REFB
The Community VOICE: June 13, 2013
REFB’s hunger-free program under way
Yahoo! Finance: May 23, 2013
Millions Of Children May Go Hungry This Summer Without School-Provided Meals
Sonoma County Gazette: May 14, 2013
Free Summer Lunch for Children
The Community VOICE: May 18, 2013
REFB Seeking Volunteers for Lunch Program
The Community VOICE: April 18, 2013
Rancho Feliz to become dropoff site for REFB
Sonoma County Gazette: April 1, 2013
Canstruction Competition to Benefit REFB
North Bay Business Journal: March 31, 2013
Food bank reopens in larger new facility
Sonoma Valley Sun: February 23, 2013
Ministering the community at La Luz
The Community Voice: February 8, 2013
NOAH settles into new home on Snyder Lane
Lake County Record-Bee: February 4, 2013
Backpack program feeds Clearlake students
The Community Voice: Friday, January 18, 2013
Local musicians add flavor to ‘Real Music’
Sonoma West Times & News: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
‘Hunger doesn’t know the difference’
The Community Voice: Monday, December 31, 2012
REFB launches food drive
The Sonoma County Gazette: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Farm to Family News: Reusable Bags Get Some Love
The Sonoma County Gazette: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Hunger is Closer Than You Think
The Press Democrat: Monday, November 26, 2012
Ample ways for people to help over the holidays
The Press Democrat: Thursday, November 8, 2012
'Real Music' satisfies hunger for more than food
The Press Democrat: Thursday, November 8, 2012
Chris Smith's column - FRIENDLY FOOD FIGHT
Sonoma West Times & News: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Local pantries, food bank launch drives to fight holiday hunger
North Bay Bohemian: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Expanding Services for the Hungry
The Press Democrat: Monday, October 15, 2012
PD Editorial: Food Bank breaks through with new home
The Windsor Times: Thursday, August 2, 2012
Food Bank project helps diabetes patients
The Sonoma Index-Tribune: Friday, July, 2012
Food bank grant provides healthy food for diabetics
California Summer Meal Program Coalition: July, 2012
Summer Meal Program Kick-Off Event Highlights
North Bay Business Journal: Monday, July 23, 2012
People: Nonprofits
The Sonoma Index-Tribune: Monday, July 23, 2012
Hunger is closer than you think
The Press Democrat: Sunday, July 15, 2012
On the Move: REFB's New Board Officers
North Bay Business Journal: Monday, July 2, 2012
People: Nonprofits
North Bay Business Journal: Monday, June 25, 2012
Women in Business 2012: Winner profiles - including REFB Board member Suzanne Smith
The Community Voice: Friday, June 22, 2012
Eyes on the Peach
The Sonoma Index-Tribune: Monday, June 18, 2012
Free summer lunch program kicks off
North Bay Bohemian: Wednesday, June 13, 2012
It Takes One – Feeding people and making a difference
The Press Democrat: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Summer food program starts in Sonoma County
Petaluma360: Monday, June 11, 2012
Free lunch and activities for kids, Tuesday, June 12
The Press Democrat – Live Well Blog: Saturday, June 9, 2012
Fun Activities and Free Lunch For Kids During Week-Long Celebration
The Community Voice: Thursday, June 7, 2012
REFB to kick off summer program
Redwood Coast Medical Services News: Monday, June 4, 2012
Diabetic Wellness Project
The Press Democrat: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Feeding the Valley's low-income children
The Press Democrat – Live Well Blog: Friday, May 18, 2012
Free Summer Lunch for Children
The Sonoma Index-Tribune: Thursday, May 17, 2012
Food Bank hosts free summer lunches
The Community Voice: Tuesday, May 10, 2012
REFB needs volunteers for summer lunch program
North Bay Business Journal: Monday, May 7, 2012
Food bank expects to open new building in January
Sonoma State Star: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Greeks make a Total Greek Move
The Healdsburg Tribune: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Wine Road funds Food Bank
The Press Democrat: Tuesday, April 11, 2012
Budget Cuts and Hunger
San Francisco Business Times: Friday, March 16, 2012
Wells Fargo gives $320,000 to Bay Area nonprofits to mark 160th birthday
The Community Voice: Thursday, March 8, 2012
Hahn helps fight hunger
The Press Democrat: Sunday, February 26, 2012
Never too Young to Help
The Community Voice: Thursday, February 9, 2012
Never too Young to make a Difference
The Press Democrat: Monday, December 12, 2011
More people seek help to put food on the table
The Sonoma County Gazette: Thursday, December 8, 2011
Fighting Diabetes and Hunger
North Bay Bohemian: Monday, December 7, 2011
Holiday Hunger
The Community Voice: Monday, November 21, 2011
REFB nabs grant to help in fight against Type 2 Diabetes
North Bay Business Journal: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Food bank receives $800,000 diabetes grant
Celebrate Community: Friday, November 4, 2011
HUNGER to HOPE – a special 16-page promotional section presented by Celebrate Community Partnership
Sonoma West Times: Tuesday, November 10, 2011
Winter food drive addresses growing needs: Annual campaign helps the Redwood Empire Food Bank provide food to county residents
Roadracing World: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Infineon Raceway taken the green flag on its 11th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive
The North Bay Business Journal: Monday, October 10, 2011
Food bank building purchase 'necessary and historic endeavor'
The Press Democrat: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
CLOSE TO HOME: Supporting a food bank that's for everyone
The Press Democrat: Monday, September 19, 2011
Feeding the needy
The Press Democrat: Friday, September 9, 2011
Redwood Empire Food Bank expands with purchase of distribution center
North Bay Business Journal: Friday, September 9, 2011
Redwood Empire Food Bank plans $9 million expansion
The Sonoma Index-Tribune: Monday, September 5, 2011
Wine Auction Raises 600K
North Bay Business Journal: Monday, August 22, 2011
St. Joseph Health System grants $300,000 to nonprofits
The Sonoma Index-Tribune: Friday, July 22, 2011
Big jump in summer meals – Redwood Empire Food Bank sees 25% bump
North Bay Bohemian: June 29, 2011
Low-Income Lunch
The Community Voice: Friday, June 17, 2011
Food bank seeks volunteers to help on summer meals
The Press Democrat: Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Summer meals program to reach thousands of kids
The Community Voice: May 19, 2011
REFB to open several sites for lunch program
The Press Democrat: Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Annual postal food drive Saturday
The Community Voice: May 6, 2011
Letter carriers ready to collect food given by postal customers
The Sonoma Index-Tribune: May 2, 2011
Volunteers sought for summer lunch program
The Community Voice: Tuesday April 26, 2011
Food bank seeks volunteers to help on summer meals
Number of meals served rises 22 percent in 2010
The Press Democrat: Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Egg bonanza for Sonoma County food banks
La Voz: March 2011
Health and Nutrition Programs for Women and Children: REFB and WIC – A Winning Team
North Bay Business Journal: February 8, 2011
CanStruction benefit competition registration ends Feb. 25
The Press Democrat: February 6, 2011
GUEST OPINION: The faces of hunger
The Press Democrat: Tuesday, November 23, 2010
PD Editorial: Food needs
North Bay Business Journal: August 2, 2010
Food bank to launch line of meals, 'Simply Suppers'
The Press Democrat: Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Unemployment drives up demand at Sonoma County's food bank
The Associated Press: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Food banks see burden rise with economic downturn.
The Associated Press: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Commentary: Now is not the time to turn away from those in need.
by Jim Keegan, President REFB Board of Directors
The Press Democrat: Thursday, July 22, 2009
Food banks see burden rise with economic downturn.
North Bay Business Journal: July 6th, 2009
Close to Home: Keep the Door to Compassion Open.
by Jim Keegan, President REFB Board of Directors
The Press Democrat: Wednesday, June 24, 2009
$200K awarded to California agricultural marketing, food bank projects.
The Californian.com: Tuesday, June 20, 2009
Signs of the Times: Redwood Empire Food Bank
The Digital Story: April 12, 2009
Are you a bootstrapper or a compassionista?
by David Goodman, Executive Director, Redwood Empire Food Bank
The Press Democrat: Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Study: 1 in 8 get help at food banks.
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