Archive for February 2017

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Oroville Evacuation Help Appreciated

It’s not over.  As we consider the events of the last week we should not think that it is over.  Our North State Food Bank warehouse in Oroville was among the facilities closed when the evacuation order was issued last Sunday.  Each year our food bank moves over 2 million pounds of food from donors to feed hungry families.  These are friends and neighbors among us who don’t have enough food.  This year we turned into a lifeline. On Monday, despite lockouts, our staff were heroes.  Working with law enforcement they gained access to the warehouse.  They weren’t overwhelmed with the task;…Read More