Demand for food assistance grows at Food Independence

Food Independence has seen a large increase in demand for food during winter and early spring that rival end of year holiday levels. Numbers of households receiving food rose about 40% in February and March over last year, and rival Thanksgiving and Christmas levels. Numbers have been steadily growing since opening but there is usually[…]

Happy Holidays from Food Independence

Happy Holidays from Food Independence!!! What a joyful ride Food Independence, our volunteer “staff” andour clients have had the last 18 months! We have distributed nearly 200,000 pounds of food to local familiesand provided emergency food boxes for critical needs through local agencies. In November, at the request ofthe Health District, we began the “HI-5”[…]

Thanks for another great year and No December Meeting,

We have decided to cancel the December meeting and Christmas Party since we were able to have a wonderful meeting and party in October. We are very thankful that, with your help and support, we were able to accomplish a lot in 2021. 14 Permaculture group members donated 415 hours and installed a new sign[…]

Giving Tuesday Fundraiser with a match

Friends, would you like to join me in supporting a good cause? This #GivingTuesday I’m raising money on Facebook for Grayson Land Care and your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. I’ve created this fundraiser for GLC and it’s many projects because I believe in the[…]

Food Independence adds program for school kids

Grayson LandCare will not hold its Holiday Gathering or meeting this December. Members are usually asked to bring canned goods or other shelf stable food products to donate to a food pantry, and now, GLC has its own pantry in Food Independence. Since we won’t be meeting, we are asking members and supporters to show[…]

Food Independence Request for Thanksgiving Food Donations

When you are doing your Thanksgiving shopping over the next few weeks, please take a moment to remember that there are many in our area who are suffering from food insecurity.  Food Independence is putting together a Thanksgiving dinner box for the November 24th distribution.  We would like to request the following items for this[…]

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