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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Food Distribution for Residents Impacted by PSPS, Evacuations

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The City of Santa Rosa, in partnership with ROC Sonoma County and the Redwood Empire Food Bank, will be offering a joint food donation and distribution event tomorrow, October 31, 2019 for residents of the City of Santa Rosa impacted by the most recent PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) and/or the recent mandatory evacuation resulting from the threat of the Kincade Fire.

Details of the event are as follows:

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Finley Community Center, 2060 West College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Food Donations: 7:00 – 11:00 a.m., refrigerated and non-perishable food items accepted
Food Distribution: 12:00 – 5:00 pm, residents should bring personal bags or boxes to transport food

Volunteers are needed for shifts at the following times to help with accepting and distributing food:


To volunteer for this event, contact Emily Thiessen (; 707-308-4805) or Jennielynn Holmes (; 707-800-2372).

Visit the City of Santa Rosa’s website to view alternate food distribution locations hosted by the Redwood Empire Food Bank: 

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