In The News...
October 2014 - Valley Food Bank gives over 1,000 tons of food to hungry families in the San Fernando Valley each year. They do this with the help of volunteers, lots of volunteers. In fact, over 75% of all the work done at the Valley Food Bank is done by volunteers. One of those volunteer groups is from the Burbank office of Yahoo. Their commitment to helping the food bank feed the hungry is inspirational. Recently, some of them decided to try to get a grant for the Valley Food Bank through the Yahoo Employee Foundation.
The foundation supports causes based on recommendations from employees. On October 21, their efforts paid off, literally, in the form of a $10,000 grant to the Valley Food Bank. William Hernandez, director of the food bank said, “I want to thank all the Yahoo volunteers at the Burbank office who made this grant possible. We deeply appreciate your enthusiasm and energy in working with us to feed the hungry in the Valley.” The Yahoo Employee Foundation is a corporate advised fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
Valley Food Bank on the Spanish News...
Popular journalist, Azalea Iñiguez, who has been recognized with awards for her involvement with education and the Valley Food Bank Warehouse Manager Humberto Barba discuss the challenges of needy families and how pride keeps many from receiving assistance. Telemundo Channel 52 in Los Angeles did a news report for the 6 PM news broadcast.
The Albert & Elaine Borchard Foundation Continues a Tradition of Support and Compassion
May, 2013 - The Albert & Elaine Borchard Foundation recently gave a generous grant of $15,000 to the Valley Food Bank to support the purchase of a new refrigerated truck. Since 2008, the Albert & Elaine Borchard Foundation has provided the Valley Food Bank with $60,000 in grant funding.
The Valley Food Bank would not be able to provide food and other essential resources to those in need without the help of generous partners like the Borchard Foundation. When the additional $62,000 is raised for the new refrigerated truck, the Valley Food Bank will be poised to expand our services to rescue, collect, and deliver more food to an increasing number of families affected by poverty and hunger. The foundation’s generous support of these operations will ensure a continuous delivery of food resources to numerous pantries throughout the San Fernando Valley.