WSA PANTRY

30 Years serving Sonoma County!

 

 
The Pantry needs your HELP!

Our client list has more than quadrupled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pantry needs your financial donation during this critical time.
Please donate via Paypal today.
 
You can also use our GoFundMe link.
 

 
Our service times have changed!

Drive-thru service is every Saturday from 11 AM to 3 PM.

Call 707-838-6947 for Emergency Food Service during the week.


Holiday closures:

The Pantry is closed on November 27, 2021, December 25, 2021 & January 1, 2022.
 

WSA -- What we are all about

Windsor Service Alliance (WSA) is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to feeding anyone who needs food in Sonoma County.

•   Every week, WSA Pantry provides free, fresh, nutritious food to our neighbors in need. WSA has served this Community for 30 Years.

•   Over 50 volunteers glean the Farm, Ranches, Grocery Stores and Restaurants of Sonoma County collecting 30,000 lbs of food each week to give away.

•   WSA distributed 1,813,216 lbs of free, quality groceries to our neighbors in 2020 via drive-thru service onsite, home delivery and offsite outreach services. We served 17,030 different households 5,272 Unsheltered individuals in 2020. WSA also distributed 12,312 free, 4 person, prepared meals at the Pantry site and via home delivery in 2020.

•   If you would like to volunteer, please get in touch!

Thank you for helping me get fruit & vegetables every week - I am grateful for all you do for us seniors!

Margo (age 72)

You all are beautiful for caring about my family. Thanks for all the food!

Anon (A grateful Family of 9)

Need Food?

If you are in need - WSA is always here to help!

Drop by any Saturday between 11 AM and 3 PM, we will send you home with food.

8987 Windsor Road, at the intersection of Windsor River Road.

Most weeks, we distribute over 82 lbs of of quality groceries per household.

Please contact us if you have any questions or need Emergency food during the week. No one should be hungry in Sonoma County.

If you can help - we need you!

No one should be hungry in Sonoma County. WSA is here to stop food insecurity in our beautiful community. Donate, volunteer, make a difference...

The Windsor Service Alliance must purchase most of the hi-quality proteins, healthy grains & legumes, canned and dry groceries on the open market, by the pallet. We need your financial help to continue to help our neighbors in need!

To donate money online, please use this convenient PayPal button:

To donate with a check, please send it to our P.O. box below.

You can also donate using the Roundup App. This simple, secure phone app rounds up each purchase on a credit or debit card to the nearest dollar, and once per month, donates the "spare change" to Windsor Service Alliance. To get started, download RoundUp App to your phone and choose Windsor Service Alliance to support us.

Use AmazonSmile whenever shopping on Amazon. Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchase price. To sign up, go to http://smile.amazon.com/ch/94-3196080.

You can also help by shopping locally at Oliver's Market. Oliver's donates 0.2% of your purchase price to the WSA Pantry when you choose Windsor Service Alliance on your Oliver's Market Community Card.

We need your time!

Volunteers are needed Monday thru Saturday to glean the County for food, store food, break down bulk groceries into 1 lb. bags, fill grocery bags and help keep the Pantry running smoothly. On Saturdays, we need volunteers from 7:30 AM till 4 PM, join us for a couple of hours or the whole day. We need help setting up drive-thru service, sorting and packing food, the distribution of food, signing up new clients, and cleaning up after service. Please drop by on a Saturday to meet your neighbors who volunteer here and see if YOU want to join us in serving this community.

Our Food Pantry Garden in the Windsor Town Green Community Garden needs volunteers to help tend and harvest the vegetables from the beds dedicated to WSA's Food Pantry. Community gardeners can also request our volunteers to glean excess produce from their garden beds for donation to WSA. Anyone interested in helping garden or harvest can call the WSA at (707) 838-6947. If you find that you have excess fruits or vegetables from your own garden, you can bring them by the pantry and we would be more than happy to distribute them to the recipients.

Contact:

Windsor Service Alliance
8987 Windsor Road
P.O. Box 138
Windsor, CA 95492

707-838-6947

wsapantry@gmail.com

501(3)(c) Tax ID# 94-3196080

Our Amazing Volunteers

WSA is volunteer run - WSA is our volunteers!
The volunteers of WSA Pantry have served Sonoma County non-stop for 30 Years.

A global pandemic and many years of massive fire emergencies has not stopped these wonderful people from serving.

Through "Stay at Home" orders, Fire Evacuation orders and COVID scares, our volunteers still show up and put in 100's of hours finding, packing and distributing food for anyone in need, every week.

A huge thank you to all our volunteers for their ongoing dedication to working throughout each week to glean, organize, pick up and deliver, store, bag, and give out food to our community!


Site Project Volunteers

Without Community support, WSA would not exist.

We partner with many local groups to fulfill our mission. Thank you to the following groups for their extraordinary service to this community:

Windsor Lion's Club - large group of experienced volunteers, always available!

Boy Scouts of America, Windsor - food service volunteers, many times thru-out the year!

Windsor Garden Club - delivering harvested produce weekly!

WHS Bridges program - student volunteers, weekly they package bulk items for distribution!

Windsor High School students - community service program

Windsor Middle School students - community service program

Sonoma County Volunteer Workday - annual work event

Library of Sonoma County - free books for children

Spring Hill Church - annual Pantry improvement event


Off Site Project Volunteers

Dios de Muertos & Chicano Trucking - Christmas gifts for 100's of children

Windsor Garden Club - growing vegetables for WSA

Rising Sun - free led bulbs and low-flow shower heads

Downtown Windsor Merchants Assoc. - Windsor Wine Walk fundraiser

Our Donors

We want to thank our wonderful donors, without whom we could not sustain this work for our community.


Frequent and Substantial Food Donations

Feeding America

Walmart

Lola's Market

Safeway

Raley's

Cuisine Solutions

Triage Entertainment

Nicosia Culinary Entertainment

Amy's Kitchen

Clover Sonoma


Other Food Donations

Trader Joe's

Chef's Warehouse

Farm To Pantry

SRJC Shone Farm

Sonoma County Meat Co.

Petaluma Poultry

Pacific Markets

US Foods

Starbucks

McDonalds

Lepe's Meats

Sonoma Family Meal

Knuckle Sandwich

CostCo

Foggy River Farm

Nicosia Family Farms

Sonoma County Gleaners

Andy's Produce Market

WUSD Nutritional Services


Prepared Meals Food Donation

Single Thread - Healdsburg

Backyard - Forestville

Cuvee Catering - Santa Rosa

Olive and Vine - Glen Ellen

Gerard's Paella - Santa Rosa

Raymond's Bakery - Cazadero

Sensuous Farms - Healdsburg

Walky Pig - Healdsburg

Wishbone - Petaluma

Chacho's Catering - Sonoma County

Sonoma Family Meal kitchen at Luther Burbank Center - Santa Rosa


Monetary Donations to Buy Food

Businesses

     

Civic Organizations $ Donations

Windsor Lion's Club

The American Legion - Healdsburg

The American Legion, Women's Auxiliary - Healdsburg

Windsor Garden Club

Windsor Rotary Club

Residents of Windsor, Healdsburg, Forestville, and North Santa Rosa
Who yearly send in donations after receiving WSA's annual Appeals Letter

Government

Town of Windsor

Sonoma County

Governor's OEC

FEMA

USDA


Fundraising Events

Downtown Windsor Merchants - Windsor Wine Walk
100% of all proceeds from the Windsor Wine Walk are donated to WSA for Food Service costs.


In-Kind Donations

Large Infrastructure Donations - Pantry Climate Control

Henry Mechanical

Lennox Commercial

Significant In-kind Donations

Redwood Empire Food Bank

Aaction Rents

Chroma A J Printing

Cherry Kola Farm

Triage Entertainment

Boy Scouts of America - Windsor

VistaPrint

Petaluma Seed Bank

Vineyard Industry Products Co.

Nicosia Culinary Entertainment

Food Equipment Repair Service

Mix Garden

Syar Industries

Garrett Hardware

SBI Materials

Luther Burbank Center

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