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.





Central Valley

The Salvation Army - Modesto Citadel



Second Harvest Food Bank



Tracy Interfaith Ministries



The Salvation Army – Los Banos

Los Banos


Manna Ministries

Los Banos


East Bay Area

Alameda County Food Bank



Food Bank of Contra Costa



Food Pantry of Davis Street Family Resource Center

San Leandro


North Coast

Brookings Harbor Community Helpers, Inc.



Rural Human Services

Crescent City


Greater Sacramento Area

Beale Air Force Base Operation Warm Heart

Yuba City


Brownsville Lutheran Ranch Church



Elk Grove Food Bank

Elk Grove


Food Bank of Solano and Contra Costa County



Interfaith Food Bank



Placer Food Bank



River City Food Bank



The Salvation Army

Yuba City


Yolo Food Bank



San Francisco and North Bay Area

Ceres Project



Kelseyville Food Pantry



Redwood Empire Food Bank

Santa Rosa


SF/Marin Food Bank

San Francisco


South Bay Area

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties

San Jose


Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County



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

Aloha Harvest



Hawaii Food Bank




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: | | |


SOURCE Sutter Health