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Synagogues' holiday drive reaches million-dollar milestone
j. Weekly, December 31, 2014

Raiders help families out for Thanksgiving
San Francisco Chronicle, November 27, 2014

Alameda County Community Food Bank: Don't Throw Your Food Away
Oakland Local, November 25, 2014

Food banks need help to get cooking
San Francisco Chronicle, November 23, 2014

Alameda County Community Food Bank and Whole Foods Market
Bay Sunday (CBS), November 23, 2014

NBC Bay Area and Safeway's "Help Us End Hunger" Holiday Food Drive Nets About 17,000 Bags Donated
NBC Bay Area, November 22, 2014

Beyond the Headlines: Hunger
ABC7, November 16, 2014

25,000 Pounds of Frozen Turkeys Spilled on Bay Area Highway Will Feed Hungry
NBC Bay Area, November 12, 2014

23,000 Pounds of Frozen Turkeys on Overturned Big-Rig Truck Donated to Alameda County Food Bank
CBS Bay Area, November 12, 2014

Local food bank profits from crash that dumped 25,000 pounds of turkey
ABC7, November 12, 2014

Food bank benefits from overturned turkey truck
United Press International, November 12, 2014

ABC7, Disney donates $15K to Alameda Co. Community Food Bank
KGO, November 11, 2014

Creativity drives Alameda County food drive to big numbers
KTVU, November 11, 2014

Jefferson Award Winner Rallies Congregations to Support Food Banks
CBS Bay Area, November 5, 2014

Engaged voters offer antidote to apathy
San Francisco Chronicle, November 1, 2014

Number relying on food bank grows
Oakland Tribune, August 19, 2014

One in five Alameda County residents use food banks
San Francisco Chronicle, August 18, 2014

California is the richest and poorest state in the country
Deseret News National, August 5, 2014

Millions of California Kids Missing Out on Meals During the Summer
The California Report, July 23, 2014

Solar Company Sungevity Raises $1.5 Million For Nonprofit Partners
The Huffington Post, July 23, 2014

Readers' Poll Winners: Best of the East Bay 2014
East Bay Express, July 23, 2014

Food bank awarded $250,000 to expand health and hunger services in Oakland
Oakland Tribune, July 16, 2014

Eat a wrap, help a food bank
San Jose Mercury News, July 2, 2014

California drought: Food banks drying up, too
San Francisco Chronicle, April 21, 2014

Bay Area food banks brace for higher food costs 
NBC Bay Area, April 21, 2014

Food Bank drought concerns 
KTVU, April 21, 2014

Great American Milk Drive
KRON4 Morning News, April 13, 2014

Enrollment In State's Food Assistance Program More Than Doubled During Recession
KCBS, March 12, 2014

Benefit Corporations (ACCFB partnership with Give Something Back)
PBS "Big Questions," March, 2014

Small Cuts To Food Stamps Add Up To Big Pains For Many Recipients
NPR's All Things Considered, January 30, 2014

Oakland library reaches out to provide CalFresh
KALW, January 22, 2014

New Study Reveals the Hidden Health Cost of Cutting Food Stamps
Forbes, January 6, 2014


Measuring Food Waste
East Bay Express, December 4, 2013

Food banks feel pain of SNAP benefit cuts
KTVU, November 25, 2013

The Math of Thanksgiving on Food Stamps
US News and World Report, November 21, 2013

Your Call: How are food banks coping with increasing demand?
KALW, November 20, 2013

Bay Area food banks need help ahead of holiday
San Francisco Chronicle, November 19, 2013

California has worst poverty in nation when housing costs are considered
San Jose Mercury News, November 7, 2013

Food stamp cuts take effect, hurting families
San Francisco Chronicle (A1), November 2, 2013

Food stamp cuts kick in, affecting about 47 million
Los Angeles Times (A1), November 2, 2013

Federal Budget Cuts Will Cause More People to Go Hungry This Holiday Season
East Bay Express, October 30,2013

Albany teen's haunted house scares up food bank donations
Contra Costa Times, October 30, 2013

Demand for food bank and food stamp programs on the rise in Oakland
Oakland North, October 1, 2013

California discourages needy from signing up for food stamps
Los Angeles Times, August 17, 2013

The New Parkway tries a new approach
San Francisco Chronicle, August 7, 2013

Pay what you want at New Parkway
Contra Costa Times, July 30, 2013

A step to give some relief to casualties of drug war
San Francisco Chronicle, July 25, 2013

SF libraries' lunches help kids get through summer
San Francisco Chronicle, July 14, 2013

OP-ED Record clear: State, nation surrendered in poverty war
Oakland Tribune, July 1, 2013

Alameda County Fair holds largest one-day summer food drive
Pleasanton Weekly, July 6, 2013

Oakland kicks off summer food program for kids
ABC 7 News, June 17, 2013

Farm Bill food stamp cuts worry emergency food providers
KPFA, May 26, 2013 (Audio begins 1 hour in)

Raiders help distribute food to senior citizens, May 2, 2013

Food bank receives $25K grant from Safeway to aid hunger relief
Contra Costa Times, April 30, 2013

Jarrett Jack, Carl Landry and Lucky Supermarkets feed the community, March 28, 2013

Food bank in need of donations
CBS 5, March 19, 2013

Hunger pains: Cold winter months increase need for volunteers
The Santa Clara, Feb. 28, 2013

Roots in the East Bay: How new transplants can dig in and get connected
Oakland Magazine, March 2013, 2013

Study: Alameda County Community Food Bank in dire straits
NBC Bay Area, Feb. 21, 2013

Piedmont High top donor in holiday food drive
The Piedmonter, Feb. 7, 2013


Can't let leaders ignore needy in this manufactured crisis
The Oakland Tribune, Dec. 20, 2012

A food banker explains how food banks work
The Billfold, Dec. 10, 2012

Richard Seymour gives back, Nov. 21, 2012

Food banks collaborate to get more nutritious food to people
Los Angeles Times, Nov. 20, 2012

Food banks shift focus, seek to nourish people in need
KQED Bay Area Bites, Nov. 19, 2012

Hunger doesn't take a holiday
Lettuce Eat Kale, Nov. 19, 2012