REFB food barrel

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Who Is Helping

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Sponsors

  • are individuals or business that donate money
  • agree to support a particular event or activity
  • receive benefits based upon the level of sponsorship

Contact: Marketing Manager

Lee Bickley
707-523-7900 ext. 115
lbickley@refb.org

Barrel Wrap Sponsors

Exchange Bank, Moss Adams and Ramey Wine Cellars have generously sponsored our 700 orange food barrel wraps. Barrels are distributed throughout Sonoma County all year round, collecting over 300,000 pounds of food annually to help feed our neighbors.

2013 Holiday Bag Fill'er Up

2013 Holiday Bag Fill’er Up Bag Sponsors

Premier Sponsors: Great Clips; Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz

VIP Sponsors: St. Joseph Health Sonoma County, Bank of Marin, Speedway Children’s Charities/Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma Produce Marketing, PG&E, HoHum Conco, Westamerica Bank

Sponsors: Bradley Real Estate, Clover Stornetta Farms, Kaiser Permanente

Distributors: This holiday season, The Press Democrat and the Argus Courier will distribute 44,700 holiday bags to their subscribers early November. Friedman’s Home Improvement’s Santa Rosa and Sonoma stores will use our bags at their check-out stations starting mid-November for customers to fill up. You can request bags to fill up from Dalton Wiley, Food Drive and Events Coordinator, dweerts@refb.org or call 707-523-7900, ext 114.

Food and Funds Drive poster

2013 Food & Funds Drive Poster

Accent Printing & Design, Santa Rosa, sponsored the printing of 1,000 11" x 17" posters used by community Food Drive hosts throughout Sonoma County. A PDF of the poster is on our Food & Funds Drive Tool Kit page.

Food Collection Barrel Hosting Store Partners

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Partners

  • are individuals or businesses that provide space or produce an event
  • agree to support a particular event or activity
  • receive recognition based upon the level of partnership

Contact: Food Drive and Events Coordinator

Dalton Weerts
707-523-7900 ext. 114
dweerts@refb.org

Major Food Donors

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Major Food Donors

  • are businesses that provide food products
  • agree to give food products that enhance food distributions
  • receive benefits based upon the number of pounds

Contact: Operations Manager

Don Lindsay
707-523-7900 ext. 112
dlindsay@refb.org

Major Food Donors give over 1.3 million pounds of food each year!

The REFB acquires and distributes over 13 million pounds of food annually. The majority of donated food received comes from regional and national manufacturers, retailers, and farmers through our affiliation with other food banks and Feeding America.

About 15% of the food distributed is donated by individuals through local food drives and by local businesses.

La Tortilla Factory is our largest local donor, donating over 400,000 pounds of food last year.

The following local donors donated over 50,000 pounds or more of food in 2010-2011:

Major Food Donors 50,000+ Pounds

Amy's Kitchen, Inc.
Bimbo's Bakeries USA, Inc.
Clover Stornetta Farms
The Coca-Cola Company
Gourmet Mushrooms, Inc.
Kraft Foods, Inc.
La Tortilla Factory
Oroweat, Cotati
Oroweat, Santa Rosa
Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery
Scully Packing Company LLC

Additional Local and National Food Donors

Allegra Pasta   Grapevine Trading   Roseland Elementary School
Andy's Market   Grocery Outlet   Safeway
Barbara's Bakery   Heinz North America   Smucker’s
Bloom’s Wholesale Nursery   Humberto Castaneda   Strauss Family Creamery
Buchanan Food Service   Kellogg’s   Sur La Table
ConAgra Foods   Kimberley Clark   Target, Rohnert Park
Costeaux French Bakery, Healdsburg   Nestlé   Target, Santa Rosa
Dale Cox   North Coast Fisheries   Traditional Medicinals
The Dannon Company, Inc.   NuCal Foods, Inc.   Tropicana Products, Inc.
Del Monte Meat Company   Nutrisystem, Inc.   Unilever
Franco American Bakery   Ocean Spray   Wallaby Yogurt Company
Frito-Lay   PepsiCo, Inc.   Walmart, Rohnert Park
FTS   Procter & Gamble   Walmart, Windsor
G&G Supermarkets   Quaker Oats Company   WhiteWave Foods Company
General Mills   Rock Island Food Company   Whole Foods - Coddingtown