Mission and History

Our Mission

The mission of the Twin Lakes Food Bank is to share God’s love by mobilizing the community to provide food  and support to those in need.

Our Vision

To be the hope in our community by providing the basic needs of nutritious food and social assistance with dignity and humility.

History

1986    Father Ogden Hoffman and Pastor Andy Webb form a community food bank at Trinity Episcopal Church in Folsom.

1987    Twin Lakes becomes a recipient of newly founded Raley’s Food for Families program.

1988    First By-Laws approved

1990    Twin Lakes Food Bank Incorporated;  Joined Senior Gleaners

1991    Moved to Junction Mall on Sutter Street, Folsom

1995    Purchase duplex on Montrose Drive in Folsom;  First Annual Dinner/Auction

1996    Moved Food Bank to Montrose duplex location in January

2005    New Onsite Warehouse Constructed;  Began distributing USDA Commodities in November

2006    Mortgage retired in August, Box truck purchased

2007    Walk-in Freezer purchased in November

2010    Spencer Maintenance Co. donated a 1999 Box Truck;  Purchase first two commercial refrigerators

2011    Twin Lakes Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Service;  Mayor & City of Folsom delivers Proclamation commemorating Twin Lakes Food Bank

2012    “Angels on Wheels” program delivering groceries to Senior shut-ins begins;  Food Bank garden started with 28 raised beds at Mount Olive Lutheran Church;  Joined Harvest Sacramento Program

2013    Reggie & Jackie Adams donated commercial Diesel box truck

2014    First Annual Folsom Citywide Food Drive;  Off-Site warehouse leased;  Electric pallet jack purchased;  Garden greenhouse constructed

2015    Purchased refrigerated van;  “Pantry on Wheels” program begins grocery delivery to senior centers;  Senior citizens have the opportunity to receive groceries twice a month.

2018    New logo and rebranding.