A Simple Gesture

Sharing Food In Our Community. Serving Paradise and Magalia, California
  • A Simple Gesture

    A Simple Gesture

    The Cool Green Bag Program

    A Simple Gesture is a door-to-door food collection program that will provide a steady supply of food to help feed the hungry in the communities of Paradise and Magalia, California.

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  • Donors

    Donors

    Donors (you) are the core of our program. Your generosity and community spirit allow us to collect food for our less fortunate friends and neighbors. An extra item or two each shopping trip is all it takes to fill up your "cool green bag" for pick-up every other month.

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  • Drivers

    Drivers

    Drivers pick-up your donations every other month and deliver them to local food pantries. It only takes a few hours each pick-up and is very rewarding. Contact Bob if you would like to become a driver

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  • Pantries

    Pantries

    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.

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Latest news

A Simple Gesture joins with Curves International

Curves

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.

Thank you Linda Wolff, manager of Curves Paradise and a proud greenbagger and thank you to all the Curves members who brought in theircool green bags in March.