hunger

Roseville group donates 4,000 cereal packs to Placer Food Bank

Roseville-based Family Green Survival delivered 4,000 bags of cereal packs — equating to 16,000 breakfast servings — to the Placer Food Bank Oct. 14, as part of the gro ...

Placer Food Bank’s backpack program feeds hungry kids in Roseville

During the week, a child living in a food-insecure household has access to a free or reduced-price lunch at school. So what happens when the weekend comes? Food insecurity means ...

Church needs donations to feed starving children

Organizers of Feed My Starving Children have a daunting task at hand. They plan to pack 500,000 meals for kids — at one northern California event, which will be held at Valley S ...

Half million Placer residents rely on food bank

Placer Food Bank reached a record in 2010 — but not in a good way. More than 500,000 people used services from the food shelter, a 168 percent increase since 2007. The final ...

Food bank fills ‘empty bowls’

Since 2007, the number of individuals Placer Food Bank serves has grown 168 percent. They reached a record level of assisting nearly 500,000 people in 2010. That’s a staggering ...