February 3, 2020 – Do you have a friend or neighbor who is having a hard time making ends meet? Food Access Saturday may be able to help. United Way of Nevada County and Interfaith Food Ministry distribute nutritious supplemental groceries on the second Saturday of each month. This Saturday February 8th, bags of healthy food, including fresh fruit and vegetables, will be available for those in need. Food Access Saturday, a collaboration between United Way of Nevada County and Interfaith Food Ministry was created for anyone who needs food but is unable to make it to other food distributions Monday through Friday.

Food Access Saturday takes place at 440 Henderson Street, in Grass Valley, from 10am-noon on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Since the program’s inception over 2 years ago, over 7000 bags of food have been provided for more than 3800 people in need.

United Way of Nevada County strives to assure individuals and families in Nevada County are able to meet their basic need for food, emergency shelter and access to health care. Interfaith Food Ministry works to reduce food insecurity in Western Nevada County. They feed the hungry, helping to sustain good health and human dignity. For more information, contact United Way at 274-8111 or admin@uwnc.org.