Mission

Our mission is to help our neighbors with sustainable, nutritious food supplies. To fulfill what Jesus said "Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me" Matthew 25:40


 We exist to raise awareness of local hunger and bring change to the lives of those we serve in South Siskiyou County. With your help we can make a difference. Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more and get involved. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.

Our pantry is located at:

Weed Elementary School Annex

780 S. Davis Avenue, Weed CA


Open Wednesdays from 11am to 3pm (EXCEPT Christmas Day 2019 & New Year's Day 2020) 

Clients new to our services should bring:

  • Photo ID
  • Proof of residence in South Siskiyou County (for all household members)
  • Proof of income
  • Willingness to volunteer 2 hours of help during the year

 


News & Announcements

  • How can we be kind in times of darkness? Today we’re going to talk about just that, and how we can continue to live altruistically when facing heart-wrenching times.

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  • It’s out with the old and in with the new, and we’re ready to say hello to bright beginnings in 2020.

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  • While the gifts in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” may be a little strange by today’s standards, you can still celebrate by giving gifts in your community. Check out this unique spin on 12 ways you can show you care this holiday season.

Our Programs

Emergency Food Boxes

Clients choose box contents from our weekly list. Includes fresh produce and staples designed to provide a 3-day supply of food. With our current funding, clients may take 10 emergency boxes per year. Please bring reusable bags to collect produce selections.

Thanks to Emergency Food and Shelter Program (Siskiyou Local Board), Great Northern Services (Weed, CA), Grocery Outlet (Weed, CA), Modoc Siskiyou Community Action Agency (Alturas, CA), Mountain Christian Fellowship (Mt. Shasta, CA), Ray's Food Place (Mt. Shasta & Weed stores), Run for Food sponsors and participants, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church (Mt. Shasta, CA) and all of our generous donors.

 

Produce Only

Clients select from an ever changing farmer's market-style display. Primarily #2 produce that has been freshened by our dedicated volunteers. Available on a weekly basis. We suggest a $1 donation and use of own bag.

Thanks to General Produce, Mt. Shasta, CA for these regular produce donations. 

 

EFAP (Emergency Food Assistance Program) for Weed residents

Every other month, this government program (formerly called USDA Commodities) provides 90 boxes of pre-selected, shelf stable foods. SFA distributes to residents of Weed, CA only. Click here to find EFAP schedules for other Siskiyou Communities.

Distribution is on a first-come, first-served basis. These boxes are distributed during our regular Wednesday pantry hours 11am to 3pm. Please check back for 2020 schedule.

In cooperation with Great Northern Services, Weed, CA.