About Us

News

rss

Alesha Pichler
Alesha Pichler
Alesha Pichler's Blog

Run Against Hunger T-Shirts are In!

GREAT NEWS!  For our 2019 Run Against Hunger participants that did not receive their shirts - run shirts are now available for pick up at Fleet Feet Stockton in Lincoln Center thru March 1st during store hours.  If you do not live in the area, please contact the Emergency Food Bank at 209.464.7369

Turkey Brigade Brings 660 Turkeys to the Emergency Food Bank

STOCKTON — Motorists surprised to encounter a convoy of police and fire vehicles driving the streets of Stockton on Wednesday morning need not have been alarmed. Dozens of Stockton police officers, firefighters and Food 4 Less/Rancho San Miguel employees took part in the 24th annual Turkey Brigade to help the Emergency Food Bank Stockton/San Joaquin. The officers and firefighters collected 660 turkeys at the Hammer Lane Food 4 Less in north Stockton and delivered them to the Emergency Food Bank in downtown Stockton. The vehicles included a vintage fire engine, police motorcycles, patrol cars and a paddy wagon. The turkeys will be given away as part of the makings of a Christmas holiday meal from 8 a.m. to noon on Monday at the food bank, 7 W. Scotts Ave., Stockton. “I pulled up for the Turkey Brigade and I could not believe how many law enforcement officers and firefighters were there,” said Mary Ann Lucero, chief executive officer of the Emergency Food Bank. “It’s beyond a substantial donation. Words can’t describe how large a donation it is.” The Stockton Police Officers Association contributed ...