Sweet treats to sponsor the Food Bank

  All December long, Fentons Creamery in Oakland will be serving its extra-tasty “Sundae of the Month”, the Peppermint Joy Sundae. Featuring the perfect combo of peppermint and chocolate ice cream, swirled in hot fudge, whipped cream, diced roasted almonds, and house-made peppermint bark with a cherry on top, 25% of each sundae will benefit […]

Strike Out Hunger with the Oakland A’s!

  Oakland A’s Food Bank Wednesdays are back! Look for the Alameda County Community Food Bank tent during all Wednesday A’s home games from May through September. For a donation of $5 or 5 cans of food, you’ll receive a 2-for-1 voucher for a plaza ticket to a future A’s home game – and help […]

Homeruns for Hunger!

For the fifth baseball season in a row, 1st United Credit Union and 95.7 THE GAME have been proud sponsors of the Homeruns for Hunger program! For each homerun the Oakland A’s hit during this season, 1st USCU will make a $50 donation to our Food Bank. Since 2012, 1st United Credit Union has donated over $33,000 — the […]

Goodguys 34th All American Get-Together

Don’t miss the Goodguys 34th All American Get-Together Giant Automotive Festival at the Alameda County Fairgrounds on Saturday & Sunday, March 19 & 20. This year, Goodguys Rod is hosting a food and fund drive to benefit Alameda County Community Food Bank. Bring 2 non-perishable food items or donate $3 or more and get a […]

KFOG: Live from the Archives 22

Once again, KFOG-FM has released its annual benefit CD, Live from the Archives 22, to raise funds for Bay Area food banks! Find the CD on sale at any Peet’s Coffee & Tea, or at www.peets.com/kfog. Funds from last year’s sales allowed Bay Area food banks, together, to provide our communities with nearly half a […]

HOOPS for Hunger!

For years now, 1st United Services Credit Union has partnered with 95.7 The Game to bring us “Homeruns for Hunger.” Together, their efforts have provided our community with nearly 100,000 meals. Now, they’re teaming up for another (quite literally) game-changing initiative: Hoops for Hunger. For every Warrior’s regular season basket scored, 1st USCU will donate […]

This October, shine bright with Sungevity!

For more than a year now, Oakland-based solar company Sungevity has been shining a light on our Food Bank! Not only have they donated the equivalent of more than 112,000 meals to our community, but they continue to support our work through the Sungevity Affinity program. As a Sungevity partner, we receive a $1,000 donation […]

Pleasanton Harvest Festival

Support Alameda County Community Food Bank as it hosts its annual food drive at the Pleasanton Harvest Festival, happening September 18-20, 2015 at the Alameda Fairgrounds. Food Bank volunteers will be on-site collecting food and monetary donations, and anyone who donates will receive a $2 discount off of admission! Shop for jewelry, clothing, hand-turned wood, […]

Fight Hunger, Spark Change with Walmart

From April 6 to May 3, 2015, Walmart is teaming up with some of America’s favorite food manufacturers to fight hunger and spark change, benefiting food banks likes ours nationwide! Through the 2015 campaign, you can help us raise much-needed funds by simply visiting your local Walmart and: 1) Purchasing one of 240 participating products […]

Googlers Give Back

This year, the Google San Francisco office chose Alameda County Community Food Bank as one of its primary beneficiaries for their 3rd annual week of giving, G-Give! With exceptional enthusiasm and style, a few East Bay employees rallied their coworkers to raise enough funds to provide 68,000 meals for our neighbors. Join us in thanking […]

Stone Soup competition stirs up remarkable generosity

When it comes to units of measurements used to describe the results of local food drives, we generally use the terms “pounds”, “barrels”, or “bags”. But one group of community members has expanded our vocabulary: Alameda County offices managed to raise over $8,000 and eight tons of food for the Food Bank this holiday season! […]

Foster Farms Bowl: TouchDOWN with hunger!

The Foster Farms Bowl – previously known as the Fight Hunger Bowl – promises the Bay Area’s best college football on December 30, 7pm at Levi’s Stadium. For every ticket purchased to the big game, Foster Farms will donate a meal to Bay Area food banks – buy yours before the best seats sell out! […]