Meeting: Hunger study results |

Meeting: Hunger study results

Tribune staff report

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in the community of South Lake Tahoe to host a Hunger Response Network Meeting on Oct. 22 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Saint Theresa’s Bread & Broth located at 1041 Lions Ave. to collaborate with local organizations to discuss the results of the South Lake Tahoe focused Hunger Study to understand the community’s needs and the best ways to allocate the Food Bank resources, based on these results.

Hunger response agencies, organizations and people in South Lake Tahoe who would like to attend the meeting are asked to contact Carey Fong at (530) 621-9950 or email to confirm attendance.

Based on the results of this Hunger Study, the Food Bank and collaborating hunger response agencies will determine the best way to mobilize the Food Bank’s resources which include partnerships with California Emergency Food Assistance Program, FoodLink, Feeding America, California Association of Food Banks, USDA, local grocers and others to increase food distributions to its partner agencies throughout South Lake Tahoe.

On the same day, the Food Bank of El Dorado County will also be providing a Free Farmers Market to the at-risk community of South Lake Tahoe at the American Legion located at 2748 Lake Tahoe Blvd. from 10 to 11 a.m.

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