Jan 042014
 
Longstanding group passes out free Christmas meals to hundreds

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 1, 2014 – From the Rotary Club of West Sacramento For decades, a volunteer organization called the West Sacramento Christmas Basket Project has provided fixings for a Christmas meal to locals who need that kind of help. The tradition continued this Dec. 21-22, when the group passed out canned goods; pastas; vegetables; [...]

Nov 212013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – The Yolo Food Bank (with support from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation) will distribute 1,500 meals this Thanksgiving. Yolo households needing help may receive a package including a turkey, fresh produce and non-perishable goods. The Food Bank will partner with the Yolo County Children’s Alliance to distribute the food boxes [...]

May 072012
 
Team effort at teen center

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Collings West Sacramento Teen Center on Saturday turned into a bustling food-prepn center for several hours, as a coalition of groups and volunteers donned hair nets to assemble food packets for the hungry.   The Centennial Rotary Club spearheaded the event, [...]