Who Is Helping
2016 Empty Bowls Sponsors
Priceless Bowl Sponsors: Bodean Company; The Heck Foundation
Platinum Bowl Sponsor: Wright Contracting
Gold Bowl Sponsors: Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery; First Community Bank; Friedman’s Home Improvement; Luther Burbank Savings; Oliver’s Markets; Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, Attorneys At Law
Silver Bowl Sponsors: BPM; Exchange Bank; Mercedes-Benz of Santa Rosa; Kaiser Permanente; Spaulding, McCullough & Tansil, LLP, Attorneys At Law; St. Joseph Health; Keysight; Spring Lake Village
In-Kind Donors: Asien's Appliance; Batacha Latin Band; Bruno's on Fourth;Carneros Caves; Constellation Brands; Encore Events; Gatti Nursery; Lagunitas Brewing Company; Robert Mondavi Winery; Simi Winery; Wild Horse Winery
Supporting Sponsor: Treasury Wine Estates
2015-2016 Annual Winter Food & Funds Drive Sponsors
Presenting Sponsor: Redwood Credit Union
Champion Sponsors: Exchange Bank, G&C Auto Body, Kaiser, Perry Johnson Anderson Miller & Moskowitz LLP, Ramey Wine Cellars, SCAN Health Plan
Partner Sponsors: Abbey Weitzenberg Warren & Emery, Great Clips, Moss Adams, Sitzmann Morris & Lavis Inc., Sonoma Clean Power, Sonoma Produce Marketing, St. Joseph Health System, TLCD Architecture, ZFA Structural Engineers
Supporting Sponsors: Andy's Produce, Bradley Real Estate, Westamerica Bank
Distributors: This holiday season, The Press Democrat and the Argus Courier will distribute 42,500 holiday bags to their subscribers early November. You can request bags to fill up from Carolynn Pallo, Community & Special Events Coordinator, email@example.com or call 707-523-7900, ext 114.
Annual Food & Funds Drive Poster
Food Collection Barrel Hosting Store 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: Community & Special Events Coordinator
707-523-7900 ext. 114
Major Food Donors
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: Procurement Coordinator
707-523-7900 ext. 112
Major Food Donors give over 1.3 million pounds of food each year!
The REFB acquires and distributes over 14 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, 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||Lucky Supermarkets||Target, Santa Rosa|
|Dale Cox||Nestlé||Traditional Medicinals|
|The Dannon Company, Inc.||North Coast Fisheries||Tropicana Products, Inc.|
|Del Monte Meat Company||NuCal Foods, Inc.||Unilever|
|FoodMaxx||Nutrisystem, Inc.||Wallaby Yogurt Company|
|Franco American Bakery||Ocean Spray||Walmart, Rohnert Park|
|Frito-Lay||PepsiCo, Inc.||Walmart, Windsor|
|FTS||Procter & Gamble||WhiteWave Foods Company|
|G&G Supermarkets||Quaker Oats Company||Whole Foods - Coddingtown|
|General Mills||Rock Island Food Company|