Out in Las Vegas, the team held a food and clothing drive to benefit the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. Led by Adam Van Orman, they collected over 50 pounds of to-go snacks and undergarments that support the William Fry Drop-In Center.
In Pleasanton, the Tri-Valley Haven Food Bank benefited from the branch’s food drive that collected 150 pounds of food! Pleasanton took the unique approach of asking customers for monetary and food donations on service calls for the two weeks prior to All For 1 Day.
The Riverside team jumped on the Food Drive bandwagon and collected $600 worth of groceries for the Arlington Temporary Assistance organization. Thanks to Sharon Wilburn for leading!
Over in Salt Lake City, Rose Brown and team organized a park clean up at Draper City-Galena Hills Community Park. Collectively, the team donated 12 hours of time to make their local park more beautiful.
Our Portland, Oregon teammates hosted a week long clothing drive to benefit The Foster Closet, an organization that provides clothing and other items free of charge to children in foster care. Led by Shane Hyland, the group was able to fill a Suburban with clothes, toys, blankets and sports equipment. More info on their event can be found in this news article.
The Seattle team, led by Jennifer Treumer, volunteered at Northwest Harvest. As a group, they collectively donated 25 hours to re-packaging bulk food into “family size” meals to the tune of 10,000 meals!
Orange County and Los Angeles also hosted food drives, helping out St. Boniface’s Saint Vincent DePaul Center in Anaheim and the St. Vincent DePaul Charities in LA. Thanks to Jeremy Luke and Pamela Woehler for leading those efforts! Sacramento donated over $300 worth of clothes and toys to the Children’s Receiving Center under Glena Olaes’ leadership.
And finally, the Visalia branch team volunteered at FoodLink for Tulare County, Inc. Led by Paul Wassem, the group spend a collective 56 hours sorting cases of fruit juice for the food bank’s Back Pack Programs, which serve 80 local nonprofit agencies, including food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters and youth programs – that was over 3,840 juice boxes!
Way to go, West Region and thanks to all that participated in All For 1 Day.