Food for the Holidays + Food Banks Chapa-De Indian Health Auburn Grass Valley | Medical Clinic

Food for the Holidays Food Banks

Food for the Holidays + Food Banks

Chapa-De Indian Health Auburn Grass Valley | Medical Clinic

The holidays can be a time to celebrate and enjoy the company of friends and family. They can also be stressful. Especially for those facing food insecurity. There are many food and meal resources to help both individuals and families. This includes special holiday programs, as well as year-round services.

211 Connecting Point

211 Connecting Point is a great way to find resources and aid. 211 Connecting Point, or 211, is a database of the many service programs and agencies in our area. Many counties use 211 to connect people with resources. This includes Placer County, Nevada County, and Tahoe/Truckee. 211 offers a searchable web page to find information online. They also have a 24/7 local call center. 211 is available all year-round. It is regularly updated to include new programs and services.

Please visit to learn more or click HERE.

Year-Round Food & Meal Assistance

The food banks and food pantries in our area operate all year long. They aim to help reduce food insecurity in our community. The two largest food banks in our area are the Placer County Food Bank and the Nevada County Food Bank. They offer a range of programs and services, which includes:

  • Food Distributions
  • Free Famer’s Markets
  • CalFresh Application Assistance
  • School Snack Programs
  • And more!

The Placer County Food Bank serves El Dorado, Nevada, and Placer Counties. For more information about food and meal assistance in those areas, please visit or click HERE.

The Nevada County Food Bank also serves Nevada County. Visit their website at to learn more or click HERE.

For more information, call our Auburn location at (530) 887-2800 or our Grass Valley location at (530) 477-8545 or visit us online at  


Chapa-De provides medical care, dental care, optometry, behavioral health, pharmacy services and much more.

Serving all American Indian, Low Income and Limited Income Community Members