Food Bank Blog

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Investing in our Community

Volunteers make a powerful impact every day at the Food Bank.  For more than a decade, MUFG Union Bank volunteers have been among the ranks of people helping to get critical meals out into the community. Since partnering with us

2019-10-21T22:35:54+00:0014 Oct, 2019|Volunteers|

Weekend Warehouse Warrior

Lead Volunteer John Koch doesn’t mind spending his Saturday mornings in our warehouse. “It’s a really small thing to do that helps a lot. Coming in for a few hours on a Saturday can have a big impact,” he said.

2019-10-10T22:58:05+00:0010 Oct, 2019|Volunteers|

Hunger doesn’t take a holiday (so neither do we)

Will Tax Reform affect our ability to accommodate longer lines? The holidays are a busy time for us. Demand spikes and we need all the help we can get to support families like Zoey Jane's, who started sixth grade this

2019-10-14T23:17:43+00:001 Oct, 2019|Uncategorized|

Let’s Feed the Town with the Oakland Turkey Trot

There's another race happening on Thanksgiving - besides the one to the kitchen to get the last serving of pie! The Oakland Turkey Trot is back for the third year. Sign up for the 5K race around Lake Merritt on

2019-10-14T23:20:08+00:001 Oct, 2019|Fundraising, News, Nutrition, Uncategorized|