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From our ED: Why ACCFB is working on racism

By Suzan Bateson, Executive Director of ACCFB I've been thinking a lot about current events, how ACCFB fits in our community, and how well our current vision dovetails into making systemic change. We must look at systems, which brought our

5 Apr, 2019|Uncategorized|

The professional and the personal

For years, I have advocated for the basic needs of children in Alameda County. It's quite simple, really. There is a mountain of evidence that demonstrates a clear linkage between consistent access to the essentials like food, health care, housing,

2 Apr, 2019|Uncategorized|

A smile and a hug: Meet Kathryn

If you've volunteered at the Food Bank on a Tuesday morning, it's likely you were greeted by a sweet smile and a warm hug. For the past eight years, this is how Kathryn has welcomed every person who's visited our

2 Apr, 2019|Uncategorized|

Volunteer Spotlight: Workday

For nearly six years, volunteers from Workday have played an integral role in our warehouse: 820 volunteers have donated more than 2,700 hours of their time. That commitment to the Food Bank has made an enormous impact on the families

1 Apr, 2019|Uncategorized|

Volunteers make our work possible

Between working, running errands, and fulfilling other commitments, many people don't have a lot of time left over. Yet, more than 16,500 people in our community open their schedules and roll up their sleeves to support our community - the

28 Mar, 2019|Volunteers|