What We Do

what is food banking



In the year 2000, when The Food Bank of El Dorado County was conceived, it became apparent very quickly
that collecting and distributing food in a rural, remote county was going to be a challenge. Unlike an urban area
with dense populations that folks in need can take public transportation or walk to the church food closet in
their neighborhood. The grassroots model above allows your local Food Bank to specialize as a collection and
clearing house to over 30 hunger relief agencies. Strategically placed in communities throughout El Dorado
County. Each year this outreach model is able to maximize donor’s dollars and at the same time provide a safety
net for thousands of less fortunate children, senior citizens and families right here in our own backyards.

Programs include:

  • No Vet Goes Hungry
  • Mobile Pantry
  • Free Farmer's Market
  • Senior Staples
  • Holiday Outreach
  • Emergency Food Assistance Program

The Food Bank is proud of this collaborative partnership and the service it provides to the less fortunate of El Dorado County.


Find a Food Distribution Site Near You

Contact Us

Food Bank of El Dorado County

  • 4550 Business Drive
  • Cameron Park, CA 95682


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