placer food bank

Mobile food pantry a step closer to reality thanks to Placer Community Foundation

For many residents of Placer County, getting to the grocery store is an impossible task due to lack of public transportation. With a grant from Placer Community Foundation’s ...

It’s country for a cause

The inaugural Auburn Country Jam music festival will not only bring several talented musicians to town, it will also benefit the local community. The event will help raise funds ...

South Placer seniors give back to communities

From visiting home-bound individuals to mending library books, area seniors who volunteer said they enjoy contributing to the health of their communities. Sue Batz, 69, and her hu ...

Community gathers for 'Empty Bowls' fundraiser

The Placer Food Bank, which serves 42,000 hungry individuals each month in Placer County and beyond, held its third annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Thursday in Roseville.  Do ...

Handcrafted bowls needed for Placer Food Bank fundraiser

For the third time in Placer County, people will come together for one evening to eat a simple meal of pasta, salad, bread and dessert. This event, called Empty Bowls, is part of ...

Bowls needed for fundraiser

Placer Food Bank is seeking donations of handcrafted ceramic bowls for its Empty Bowls fundraiser, set for May 2 to 4 at the Rocklin Event Center, 4750 Grove St., in Rocklin. About ...