twin lakes food bank

Toy drive helps local families

I have lived in Folsom for 32 years and have assisted the Folsom Police Department with their annual Christmas Basket Project for most of the past the 23 years. I have been amazed ...

Fourth annual Turkey Trot raises $30,000

Thousands of thankful local residents gathered at the fourth annual Folsom Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. The Turkey Trot is a 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run to benefit the Twin La ...

Ice rink opens with helping hands

Last week the Folsom ice rink opened with helping hands and smiling faces. The ice rink returned this year after a one-year hiatus due to financial problems. This year the Folsom H ...

Holiday run features festival-like atmosphere

Organizers of this year’s annual Turkey Trot hope runners will be seeking a way to burn off extra calories before they stuff themselves at Thanksgiving dinner. “It’s a neat ...

Food bank's cupboards are bare

The Twin Lakes Food Bank is experiencing a summer slump this month. Even though we are serving more people due to the high unemployment rate, we are running low on food at this c ...

Scouts thank community

Feb. 8 was the 100th anniversary of Boy Scouts in the United States. To celebrate this monumental event, Troop 310 of Orangevale conducted a drive to collect food for the Twin Lake ...

Community rallies behind food bank

It truly is the season of giving, if recent donations to the food bank are any indication. In recent days, donations have been coming in from local organizations, and just in the n ...

Thanksgiving dinners given to needy

On Monday, 650 turkey dinners with trimmings were donated to local families in need at the Twin Lakes Food Bank annual Turkey on the Table program. “We call this Turkey on the T ...

Big crowd expected at Turkey Trot

Do you want to be able to eat as much as you want on Thanksgiving without feeling guilty? The third annual Folsom Turkey Trot at 9 a.m. at the Parkway Trails will provide participa ...

Auction raises $20k for food bank

The Twin Lakes Food Bank raised $20,000 Saturday evening at its annual Dinner and Auction fundraiser. “Words cannot express our gratitude,” said Kathy Boone, Twin Lakes Food B ...

Good deeds by locals don’t go unnoticed

While visiting the Rotary Club of Historic Folsom on Thursday morning, I witnessed a great example of the spirit of this community. I had recently received an email from Kathy Boo ...

Facing tough times

Local aid organizations are seeing the full effects of tough economic times. Kathy Boone, director of Twin Lakes Food Bank on Montrose Drive, said her organization has seen a 25 pe ...

Families feel pinch of souring economy

For one local nonprofit organization, business is booming, and that’s not good. Kathy Boone, director of the Twin Lakes Food Bank in Folsom, said she’s seen the number of pers ...

Turkey Trot a big hit in Folsom

The second Folsom Turkey Trot was bigger and better than in its inaugural year, meaning more money was raised for the Twin Lakes Food Bank and the Never In Our Town Youth Scholarsh ...
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