Health and Nutrition Fairs
The Emergency Food Bank hosts, several times a year, FREE health fairs. In the past we have had great turnout with 200 - 300 people participating. We will be inviting local agencies to come and distribute information about the programs and services they offer. If you are interested in participating, see both our new Events Calendar for upcoming Health Fairs, and, please contact us at (209) 464-7369, or Darrin@stocktonfoodbank.org.
CANSTRUCTION, as part of the Asparagus Fest (end of April, each
A featured event, whereby 8 or more companies create 4-6 can sculptures made solely out of canned and packaged foods. Architects, Builders, businesses and community volunteers utilize food products to conceptualize and create structures to benefit the food bank. All cans and funds raised through sponsors to help purchase food, in-kind donated food items are then donated to the EFB. This event brought in more than 4 tons of food in its inaugural year in 2011, and over $2500 to help make this a spectacular first year event. See our new Events Calendar for details, and please contact us at (209) 464-7369, or email@example.com.
National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive, mid-May each
Each year the United States Post Office and the National Association of Letter Carriers hold a nationwide food drive. The next food drive will be held in May, 2013 (see our new Events Calendar for details) and all you need to do is leave your food donation next to your mailbox and the letter carriers will pick it up. Last year this food drive raised over 17,000 pounds of food for the Emergency Food Bank. Thank you letter carriers for all you do on this day! Look for more information to come. See our new Events Calendar for details, and please contact us at (209) 464-7369, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bike (or Hike) to Feed the Hungry (formerly named Mayor's Hike and Bike), Summer 2013 8:30 am at the University of Pacific campus at the DeRosa University Center, the Bike (or Hike) to Feed the Hungry brings the community together to celebrate health and promote active lifestyles in Stockton. Registration is from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m. Bikers and Hikers will start at 8:30 a.m. Beginning and ending at the University of Pacific campus, this event will feature three scenic biking courses of varying length throughout Stockton (two on the Calaveras Bike Trail) and a walking or biking option through historic housing areas, down to the Stockton Ports baseball park. Proceeds benefit the Emergency Food Bank and Family Services. A Get Fit! Stockton Fitness and Health Fair will be offered to participants and the public from 8:00 to 12:30 am. Participants receive cool t-shirt and full BBQ lunch. See www.stocktonhikeandbike.org; for more information, please contact us at (209) 464-7369, or email@example.com.
NAIFA - Central Valley 37th Annual Charity Golf Tournament,
July 15, 2013
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - Central Valley (NAIFA - Central Valley) is hosting its 37th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Stockton Golf and Country Club. For the last 36 years NAIFA - Central Valley has donated over $350,000 to local charities and the last 10 years the Emergency Food Bank has been the beneficiary of this "Premier" golf tournament. You can also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to golf at Pebble Beach. The package includes golf for 4 at Pebble Beach with carts and two ocean view rooms for two nights. For Sponsorship, golfing information or Pebble Beach raffle tickets please call Tim Viall at (209) 464-7369, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Done each year in conjunction with the Central Valley Association of Realtors (CVAR), which will be hosting many events to raise money and awareness for the food bank and their annual Can Tree event. See our new Events Calendar for details, and please contact us at (209) 464-7369.
CanTree events include:
- October, at the Stockton Golf & Country Club CVAR will host a Casino Night and will be serving Heavy hor’s de oeuvres.
- December, Christmas Can Tree build day is set for 8:00 a.m; visit the Downtown City Centre Cineplex all month to see the huge, festive Christmas CanTree!
- December, The Christmas Can Tree luncheon will be held the next day, to raise money and awareness for the EFB, they have their traditional can stacking contest where teams of 4 compete to see who can stack the largest tower of cans without it falling down.
Stuff the Bus food drive: Done in mid-November each year with San Joaquin Regional Transit, Food 4 Less, this three days lets you “stuff the bus” at several Food 4 Less stores, and has garnered up to 11 tons of food that goes straight to families for the holidays! See our new Events Calendar for details, and please contact us at (209) 464-7369.
The Run and Walk Against Hunger -Thursday, November 21, 2013
(Click Here): The 9th annual event is a fun, family-oriented 5K run and walk, 10 K run and 1/4 mile Kids Run and Walk, starting and finishing at the Stockton Ports Ballpark. Join 4,000 serious and occasional runners and family walkers at a fun event which showcases downtown Stockton and the waterfront. Go to the run website at www.runagainsthunger.org; you can also register on-line at www.active.com. For more information, contact us at the EFB, (209) 464-7369.
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