Sutter Health Donates $255,000 to Food Banks for the Holiday Season

Seven-year tally exceeds $1.6 million, aiding those in need

Nov 24, 2015, 13:25 ET from Sutter Health

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health announced today a quarter-million-dollar-plus donation to 27 food banks across Northern California, Oregon and Hawaii. The donation by the not-for-profit health system enables local food banks to serve nutritious meals to those in need this holiday season.

"Our care teams play a special part in creating healthier communities," said Pat Fry, CEO of Sutter Health. "Partnering with local food banks is another way we give back and help families stay well-nourished."

Over the past seven years, Sutter Health's donations to community food banks total more than $1.6 million, which benefits countless individuals and families.

Sutter Health's Commitment to Communities

As a not-for-profit organization, Sutter Health believes in giving back. In addition to ongoing community commitments, last year, Sutter Health's investment in care and services for the poor and underserved and benefits for the broader community amounted to $767 million. Learn more about Sutter's commitment to communities.

 

Community

City

Amount

Central Valley



The Salvation Army - Modesto Citadel

Modesto

$20,000

Second Harvest Food Bank

Manteca

$15,000

Tracy Interfaith Ministries

Tracy

$10,000

The Salvation Army – Los Banos

Los Banos

$2,500

Manna Ministries

Los Banos

$2,500

East Bay Area



Alameda County Food Bank

Oakland

$25,000

Food Bank of Contra Costa

Concord

$12,500

Food Pantry of Davis Street Family Resource Center

San Leandro

$12,500

North Coast



Brookings Harbor Community Helpers, Inc.

Brookings

$1,000

Rural Human Services

Crescent City

$1,500

Greater Sacramento Area



Beale Air Force Base Operation Warm Heart

Yuba City

$1,000

Brownsville Lutheran Ranch Church

Brownsville

$1,000

Elk Grove Food Bank

Elk Grove

$6,000

Food Bank of Solano and Contra Costa County

Concord

$6,000

Interfaith Food Bank

Jackson

$3,500

Placer Food Bank

Roseville

$9,000

River City Food Bank

Sacramento

$15,000

The Salvation Army

Yuba City

$2,500

Yolo Food Bank

Woodland

$6,000

San Francisco and North Bay Area



Ceres Project

Sebastopol

$6,250

Kelseyville Food Pantry

Lakeport

$5,000

Redwood Empire Food Bank

Santa Rosa

$6,250

SF/Marin Food Bank

San Francisco

$32,500

South Bay Area



Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties

San Jose

$33,500

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County

Watsonville

$16,500




Hawaii (served by Sutter-affiliated Kahi Mohala Behavioral Health)



Aloha Harvest

Honolulu

$1,250

Hawaii Food Bank

Honolulu

$1,250

 

About Sutter Health

Serving patients and their families in more than 100 Northern California cities and towns, Sutter Health doctors, not-for-profit hospitals and other healthcare service providers share resources and expertise to advance healthcare quality and access. The Sutter Medical Network includes many of California's top-performing, highest-quality physician organizations as measured annually by the Integrated Healthcare Association. Sutter-affiliated hospitals are regional leaders in cardiac care, women's and children's services, cancer care, orthopedics and advanced patient-safety technology. For more information about the not-for-profit Sutter Health network visit: sutterhealth.org | facebook.com/sutterhealth | youtube.com/sutterhealth | twitter.com/sutterhealth

 

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