Join Us In The Community

Getting involved in our community is an important part of growing together to better the world. There are so many opportunities to help right here in our backyard where there is more need now than ever. Each year we like to do a little extra during the holidays, a time of giving and togetherness. We would love to have you join us at any of our annual community outreach events.

October 2nd 2019
Redwood Empire Food Bank

The Redwood Empire Food Bank (REFB) is the largest hunger-relief organization serving north coastal California from Sonoma County to the Oregon border. Since 1987, the REFB has been helping our community through 11 innovative programs under three strategic initiatives – Every Child, Every Day, Senior Security and the Neighborhood Hunger Network. Anyone in need of food can contact Food Connections at the Redwood Empire Food Bank. We can also help you find Produce, Pantry, & Groceries to Go sites in your neighborhood. The REFB has distributed 9.1 million pounds of fresh produce through their programs, and serve of 82,000 children, seniors, and adults with fresh food, groceries and meals in Sonoma County.
October 2nd at 5pm
Join as at the REFB Warehouse to pack fresh food for those in need

Email Rose Samuels to sign up rose@samuelsstudios.com
Learn more about Redwood Empire Food Bank https://refb.org/

November 21st
RGM Great Thanksgiving Banquet

Every year the Redwood Gospel Mission (RGM) host the Great Thanksgiving Banquet. It is a incredible thing to witness the community coming together to serve those in need a Thanksgiving dinner, pass out jackets for the winter months, offer haircuts, a warm place for kids to play with jump houses and activities. Thousands of turkeys are given out for families to take home and cook. Your participation is a blessing to so many, we hope that you can join us.
You can sign up to register for any service at a time that work well for you. We will be passing out coats in the am.
November 21st 11am to 7pmSign up online 

December 1st
Portraits with Santa Toy Drive

Getting your photo taken with Santa is a tradition that brings families together and holiday cheer. Every year Samuels Studios Photography works with a local Sonoma County Toy Store to host the Portraits with Santa Toy Drive. Donate a toy and get a FREE picture with Santa! All toys are distributed to local Sonoma County Children.
The 2019 Toy Drive will be held at ToyWorks in Sebastopol.