Auburn Interfaith Food Closet

Auburn food closet open for business

The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet opened its doors to the public Monday for the first time in its new location at the Auburn Airport Business Park. Guests slowly filtered in as vo ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn’s food closet open for business; Gathering art supplies for Shriners Hospital; Primary Election update; Where are we at with water?

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: Since its move to the Auburn Airport Business Park, the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet is officially open for business today. Reporter Amy Lobenberg is ...

Reader input: Auburn a giving community

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) organized, collected donations and then put together 463 men’s and 250 women’s personal hygiene kits with the help ...

Food closet settles into new location near airport

Several volunteers armed with box-loads of food helped the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet move into its new location Friday in the Auburn Airport Industrial Park. The new facilitie ...

Food Closet wins OK to move to airport site

The Auburn Planning Commission unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve a conditional use permit which will allow Auburn Interfaith Food Closet to move to its new location at 12972 ...

Planning panel to weigh in on food bank

Auburn residents will have a chance to weigh in on Tuesday when the Planning Commission holds a public hearing to determine whether the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet should be allo ...

Food stamp cuts trim Auburn-area budgets

With two young children to feed, Auburn’s Alisha David said that food stamps are a crucial part of her family’s budget each month as she goes to Sierra College. David ...

Need for food aid still strong in Placer County

The economic outlook may be brightening, but in Placer County one in eight people are still at risk of going hungry.   That’s the finding of the recent Placer ...

Reader Input: Small town shows big heart

With so much going on in town this past Saturday, the turnout for the Feed the Musical Soul Benefit Concert at the Auburn Event Center was less than stellar. Despite the small crow ...

Music from the Heart, Feed the Musical Soul two ways to help people in Auburn

George Harrison started it with the Concert for Bangladesh. The concept was picked up, refined and expanded upon by Robert Stigwood (Music for UNICEF), Bob Geldof (Live Aid, Live 8 ...

Reader Input: Giving spirit guided drive

Kind thanks once again to the Auburn area community for your giving spirit, this time in response to the annual Stamp Out Hunger food collection. Literally carried out by the Nat ...

RPEA helps fill food closet

Members of Auburn Chapter 30 Retired Public Employees Association (RPEA) delivered non perishable food items collected from their members to donate to the Auburn Interfaith Food Cl ...

Local food closet pursues extra boost in national challenge

At the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet, charity is the gift that keeps on giving.   For the fourth year in a row, the food closet is participating in a nationwide two-mo ...

Reader Input: Concert helps local needy

Many thanks to the musicians and audience of the Music for Humanity concert on Feb. 17. Because of their generous sharing of talent, time and treasure, a total of $2,626 is being d ...

Reader Input: Bank helps feed local hungry

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Bob Haydon, president and chief executive officer of Community 1st Bank, located at 649 Lincoln Way. Bob called me in July in response to an ...