TWIN LAKES FOOD BANK - timeline
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Folsom Junction, one of the first locations of the food bank.
Father Ogden Hoffman of Trinity Episcopal Church met with Rev. Andrew H. Webb, pastor of the Oak Avenue Free Methodist Church and president of the Twin Lakes Ministerial Association, to form a community food bank that would serve the growing Folsom and Orangevale areas.
Raley’s begins the Food for Families program and the new food bank becomes a recipient.
The first bylaws are approved. Rev. Webb serves as chairman and Kathy Boone, a parishioner from the Oak Ave church, is appointed director.
The first annual statistics are kept. The food bank served 854 families.
The food bank is incorporated, officially named the Twin Lakes Food Bank and serves 1,074 households.
Sue Antonich is named director. The Twin Lakes Food Bank moves to two railroad cars at Junction Mall on Sutter Street and serves 1,845 households.
Kathy Boone rejoins as co-director and the food bank serves 3,601 households.
The food bank becomes an affiliate of the United Way State Campaign and serves 4,733 households.
At the request of the City of Folsom, the food bank’s board of directors begins searching for a new facility. The food bank serves 5,009 households.
Rev. Dennis Mandigo of Bridge Community Church is named president of the Twin Lakes Food Bank. The food bank purchases a duplex on Montrose Drive in Folsom, hosts its first dinner auction and serves 5,155 households.
The food bank moves to the new facility in January and benefits from a “Christmas in April” community project that provides a new roof, fence and paint for the building. The food bank serves 4,550 households.
The food bank serves 4,397 households.
The food bank serves 4,053 households
The food bank serves 4,173 households.
Rev. John Cedar of the Community Bible Church and Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church is appointed president and the food bank serves 4,001 households.
The food bank sponsors Furniture for Families, and serves 4,247 households.
Rev. Mandigo reassumes the leadership of the Twin Lakes Food Bank board of directors when Rev. Cedar relocates to Minnesota. The food bank serves 4,257 households.
The food bank receives a Sacramento County Health Permit and serves 4,725 households.
The food bank serves 5,059 households.
A new warehouse is built and the food bank begins distributing USDA commodities, serving 5,440 households.
The mortgage on the Montrose Drive facility is retired, a box truck is purchased and the food bank serves 4,556 households.
A walk-in freezer is installed and, as the international economic crisis begins to take hold, the food bank serves 6,194 households.
Rev. Webb reassumes the role of president of the food bank as lines of people needing food increase. The food bank serves 6,194 households.
With unemployment at 13 percent, demand on the food bank’s resources continues to increase with 9,244 households served. Rev. Webb retires from the board of directors and is replaced by Rev. Mandigo.
A second box truck is donated to the food bank and Lakeside Church donates funds to help pay for two commercial refrigerators. The food bank serves 10,268 households.
Kathy Boone retires as executive director and is replaced by assistant director Tammy Thompson. The board of directors authorizes the start of a building fund, a record number of families are served in one day, the dinner auction nets a record amount of contributions and the food bank serves 11,787 households over the course of the year.