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Fighting hunger through teamwork

Win after win, the A's are having an incredible season. But, what might be most impressive is their continued support of our community. And, like us, they're committed to improving the lives of our neighbors. It's been an honor partnering

19 Sep, 2018|Uncategorized|

Re-imagining the Path to Student Success

When I talk with staff and faculty on college campuses, I often begin the conversations with an invitation: Think about one or two college students you have known who were especially or exceptionally successful. What characteristics or attributes contributed to

19 Sep, 2018|Uncategorized|

Hunger Is…

Hunger is solvable. Yet, 116,000 people, most of whom are children, turn to Alameda County Community Food Bank every month. Focusing and learning is pretty hard to do when you're hungry. And, with the school year in full swing, it's

14 Sep, 2018|Uncategorized|

Cheer on the A’s – and fight hunger

Longtime Food Bank partner, the Oakland A's, are teaming up with us once again to provide much-needed nourishment and hope to the 1 in 5 neighbors we serve. Now through September 7, make a donation to our Food Bank and

6 Aug, 2018|Uncategorized|

3 surprising (and creative!) reasons to host a VFD

It’s simple. It’s fun. It’s rewarding. Our food drives have gone digital! It’s easier than ever to fundraise for the Food Bank through a Virtual Food Drive. Hosting a VFD is ultra-convenient and efficient. With just a few clicks, you can

6 Aug, 2018|Uncategorized|