How you can help the Food Bank and El Dorado County

Your donations at work in our community

The El Dorado County Food Bank is a collaborative network of local charities. When you make a contribution to the food bank, your donation helps non-profit establishments throughout El Dorado County. No other single non-profit can help so many, your dollar simply goes farther here. How do we do it? First of all our labor force is almost all volunteer based. Local volunteers are so vital to our mission, and the savings in payroll is primarily used to provide more food relieve. Efficiency is of high importance to us, we know that every penny adds up, and every penny saved can help some one else in our community. In these challenging economic times good families are struggling in El Dorado County, please join us in our efforts to help our community and end “Hidden Hunger”.

Monetary Donations

Secure Donations with Paypal

There are thousands of families and individuals in El Dorado County who cannot afford to meet their basic nutritional needs. When you donate food, money, or time to the Food Bank of El Dorado County, you ensure a single mother can feed her child, a local senior citizen is able to receive a bag full of groceries, or that a child can enjoy a nutritious meal.We have made it easy to donate money to the Food Bank. Click here to make a charitable donation.

Donate Food

Every food donation helps in the fight to end hunger in communities throughout El Dorado County. We gladly accept both perishable and non-perishable food donations. For the address, directions, and hours of operations, Click here to find out where to donate food..

Volunteering

The Food Bank is in need of a variety of volunteers to assist us in our mission to eliminate hunger and provide for the less fortunate of El Dorado County.  For information on how to contact the Food Bank regarding volunteer opportunities, Click here to find out how you can donate your time and become a voluteer.

Event Sponsorship

When you organize a food or fund drive in you workplace, congregation or community group, you can rest assured that your contribution is dedicated v to immediate use in our community.  We can assist your organization to hold an event to benefit the Food Bank, either through food or monetary donations.  For information on how to contact the Food Bank regarding event sponsorships or food drives, Click here to learn more about sponsoring an event.

Vehicle Donations

Thank you for considering a Vehicle/Property Donation to the Food Bank of El Dorado County. This opportunity is a “vehicle” for you to make a difference in the lives of El Dorado County’s local less fortunate.

The following information is to assist you in completing the simple process to make your donation a reality. The Food Bank’s Founder, Mike Sproull, is always your direct contact regarding all vehicle/property donations. You may reach Mike directly at (530) 621-9950 or by email at: info@foodbankedc.org.

The Food Bank of El Dorado County works with Car Program LLC, a local company based out of Rancho Cordova, which provides title transfer service and tax deductible receipts in a timely and efficient manner. You may reach the folks at the car program directly at 1-800-513-6560 ex. 2009 or by fax at (916) 631-1328 or on the website at www.donateacar.com.

Remember to designate the Food Bank of El Dorado County as the beneficiary of your vehicle donation.

Stock and Securities Donations

Thank you for your donation of stocks and/or securities to the Food Bank of El Dorado County. A most secure and cost effective way to process your gift. The following information is to assist you or your broker in completing the transfer of securities to the Food Bank of El Dorado County. The Food Bank’s Founder, Mike Sproull, is always your direct contact regarding all stock and/or securities donations. You may reach Mike directly at (530) 621-9950 or by email at: info@foodbankedc.org.

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is a Non-Profit California Corporation recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 Exempt Organization. The Food Bank of El Dorado County’s Tax Identification Number is 68-0457594.

Planned Giving and Bequests

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is grateful to those who remember the less fortunate through estate planning. Everyone should have a good estate plan: a Will and/or Trust that are properly worded, signed, witnessed and not contradicted by other binding arrangements you may have made. Effective estate planning takes time, effort and a good attorney. But in the end your plan will allow your family to aviod the delay and needless expense that often occurs when a love one dies without a Will.

Many feel estate planning is for those people with large sums of money or assets that are difficult to divide amongst their large families. In fact, everyone will benefit from some degree of estate planning.

To receive information on how to remember the Food Bank of El Dorado County in your estate plan, please call (530) 621-9950 and ask for Mike Sproull or you may email him at info@foodbankedc.org. Mr. Sproull would love to sit down with your family personally and discuss a unique opportunity to leave a legacy right here in El Dorado County.

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