twin lakes food bank

School supply drive benefits needy students in Folsom area

FOLSOM, CA - The Twin Lakes Food Bank is kicking off their annual ?Give a Kid a Backpack? event to help local kids in need. The event, running through July 31, allows people to he ...

Folsom's Twin Lakes Food bank offers meals for needy families

More than 650 families were provided Easter dinners last week at Twin Lakes Food Bank in Folsom. Volunteer Candy Colson, of Folsom, said 1,200 children’s Easter baskets and about ...

Editor's View: Readers offer help to struggling single mom; goodbye Pat Fuller

My Dec. 28 column, “Single mom’s plight hits nerve,” also hit a nerve with readers. From phone calls to e-mails, my reprint of the 2008-penned online blog generated a lot of ...

Twin Lakes Food Bank need rises as lines lengthen in Folsom

FOLSOM, CA - Families in the region are finding it tough to put food on the table, if the number of those served by the local food bank is any indication. With more people struggli ...

Editor's View: Struggling Folsom mom's plight hits nerve

FOLSOM, CA - I consider myself someone who chronicles life in a small town. From my early days at the Merced-Sun Star until now, my focus hasn’t changed. During this time of year ...

Turkey Trot draws 4,000 despite rain

The fifth annual Folsom Turkey Trot brought out more than 4,000 racers despite rain-soaked courses and a soggy start to Thanksgiving morning. The Folsom Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk and ...

Handing out a holiday helping hand

Approximately 800 turkeys were given away at the annual Thanksgiving Turkey Give-Away event Monday, Nov. 21, at Twin Lakes Food Bank in Folsom. “The reality of it is we all have ...

Editor's View: Wild Monty Python weekend; readers sound off

It’s been a busy week in the Folsom and El Dorado Hills area. On Friday morning I attended a meeting regarding an international food fundraiser put on by the Rotary Club of Histo ...

Twin Lakes Food Bank hosts annual dinner, auction

Twin Lakes Food Bank's 25th Anniversary Dinner Auction will be held 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Oak Hills Auditorium, 1100 Blue Ravine Road, Folsom. "Please join us an ...

Folsom's Turkey Trot benefits homeless, hungry and youth

Sacramento’s annual Thanksgiving Day event, the Run to Feed the Hungry, had been going on for 12 years when an idea popped into the head of Folsom chiropractor Dr. Todd Drybread. ...

School supplies sought for disadvantaged youth

Although it is summer, Twin Lakes Food Bank is now asking for donations of “back to school” items to help local children in need. Last year 607 students were helped and “thi ...

8-time Mr. Olympia coming to Folsom

IN2IT Nutrition & Fitness will hold its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday. The sports nutrition store/private personal training studio in Folsom will hold the event from ...

Food bank chief retires after two decades

More than 120 people gathered last week to wish a fond farewell to the woman who has led the Twin Lakes Food Bank for more than two decades. Executive Director Kathy Boone is bagg ...

Food bank need rising

For many the holidays are a time of happiness and families gathering to share special times — however for some Folsom families, it’s hard to even put food on the table, let alo ...

Santa visits neighborhoods, gathers canned food

Santa and Mrs. Claus will stop to greet children at designated locations around Folsom over the next week. For safety reasons, children and their parents should wait at the design ...