CVS is currently conducting a food drive for the Redwood Empire Food Bank at The Plaza North store. Barrels are conveniently located near the front door.
Serving Sonoma County since 1987, the Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB) has grown to serve every area of the county: from Petaluma to Cloverdale, Sonoma Valley to Occidental, and everywhere in between. They have developed three major hunger initiatives to provide low-income families, seniors and children their most basic necessity – nutritious food.
The Redwood Empire Food Bank does so much for our local community. Here is a list of what is provided in Petaluma:
Programs: After-School Snacks for Kid (7 sites), Child’s Portion Emergency Food Assistance Program — Dining Site, Emergency Food Assistance Program (3 sites), Megan Furth Harvest Pantry, Produce Pantry (4 sites), Senior Brown BaSummer Lunch Program (2 sites), Supplemental Food Program— Children, Supplemental Food Program— Seniors (2 sites),
Organizations: Adobe Christian Center, Boys & Girls Club/Petaluma, Burbank Housing Development Co., Christmas Cheer — Petaluma, Committee on the Shelterless, Community Child Care Council, Elim Lutheran Church, Old Adobe Developmental Services, Petaluma People Services, Roblar Community Church of God, Salvation Army — Petaluma, Sonoma County Independent Living, United Church of Christ — Petaluma
Inspired? Great! CVS will be hosting the food barrel at the store until Thursday, 12/30.
In the video below, Billy Bartz, the food drive and events coordinator for Redwood Empire Food Bank, talks about the organization and how you can help.