As the designated Food Bank for Shasta County, we are a member of Feeding America, the largest Food Bank in the United States. This enables us to share with community food lockers. Included in the programs housed by our Food Bank are the Senior Brown Bag Program, Senior Box Program, Surplus Donated Food, and TEFAP - The Emergency Food Assistance Program (USDA COMMODITIES).
TEFAP - Emergency Food Assistance Program
Government surplus commodities are distributed on a monthly basis to low-income families and individuals throughout Shasta County.
For distribution dates, locations, or other information about Food Bank services, please call (530) 226-3071, or e-mail [email protected].
Surplus Donated Food
Qualified low-income families may receive this assistance once a month. Distributions are held the first and third Friday of the month from 8 – 9 a.m. only at the Food Bank located within our main facility at 100 Mercy Oaks Drive in Redding.
Senior Brown Bag Program
The Brown Bag Program serves low-income seniors aged 60 or older. Each month bags of nutritious food are distributed at eight distribution sites located throughout Shasta County.
• Anderson Frontier Senior Center
• Burney VFW
• Round Mountain Community Center
• 1st Baptist Church of Shasta Lake
• Happy Valley Community Center
• DHCL Main Campus Redding
• Shingletown – Lassen Landing Shopping Center
• Lakehead Lions’ Club
Senior Box Program
The Senior Box (CSFP) Program is available to seniors aged 60 or older who meet income guidelines.
Qualified seniors may pick up once per month. Please call the Food Bank for distribution dates & times.
For more information on our Food Bank program, please call (530) 226-3071.