Volunteers at one of our local food pantries sort food donations. Green bags are picked up the second Saturday of every other month. This helps provide a steady supply of food to help feed the hungry in the communities of Paradise and Magalia, California. There are six local pantries that participate.Read More
Giving on a Big Scale
The Wall Street Journal Reports
And all it took was a good idea, a bit of organizing and the purchase of a few thousand reusable shopping bags.
Read the complete article at The Wall Street Journal
How can I start a program in my town?
We would be happy to provide you with a straightforward 'How to' packet so you can see if this idea is right for your community and what you would do to start this great program.
A Simple Gesture joins with Curves International
Once a year Curves International runs a promotion for new membership. In March you could join Curves in Paradise by bringing in a grocery bag of food.
A Simple Gesture joined with Curves in Paradise and included members of Curves to bring their cool green bag to Curves to get a chance to win prizes offered by Curves.
The combined promotions brought in a whopping 2800 pounds of non-perishable food which was delivered to our local food pantries.