Our mission

Operation Provider fills tables and hearts by providing food, clothing, utility assistance, referrals, emergency assistance, holiday meals, a warm smile, a shoulder to cry on, and a lending hand to families in the San Bernardino mountain communities

Our vision

No one in the San Bernardino Mountain communities goes hungry or gets overlooked

Key facts 

  • Largest food bank in the San Bernardino mountains
  • Over 250,000 boxes of weekly groceries distributed since opening
  • 200 families served per month with weekly groceries
  • 350 families served during Thanksgiving and Christmas every year
  • Utility assistance through a United Way program, in association with Southern California Electric and Southern California Gas
  • $0 in salaries, 100% volunteer driven
  • Serving 13 San Bernardino mountain communities since 1989
  • Offers disaster relief services during major fires and economic crises
  • A registered 501(c)(3)

Special programs we offer

  • Back-to-School supplies for kids
  • Thanksgiving meals, complete with all the trimmings
  • A free Christmas Day Celebration with dinner, dessert, entertainment, and gifts for children and teens
  • Disaster relief services during major fires and crises 

Communities we serve

  • Agua Fria, CA
  • Arrowbear, CA
  • Blue Jay, CA
  • Cedar Glen, CA
  • Cedar Pines Park, CA
  • Crest Park, CA
  • Crestline, CA
  • Green Valley Lake, CA
  • Rimforest, CA
  • Running Springs, CA
  • Sky Forest, CA
  • Twin Peaks, CA
  • Valley of Enchantment, CA

Our founder

Holland Lowe, a community activist and Christian woman, became troubled by the problems of hunger and profound lack of services to needy families in her mountain community. She realized that low-income families, seniors living on a fixed income, homeless people including teenagers, disabled people, and single parents were often overlooked and ignored. She opened her heart and Operation Provider in 1989 and has worked tirelessly to bring help and hope to 13 communities.  

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Operation Provider
PO Box 26
Twin Peaks, CA 92391

(909) 337-8585

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