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Volunteers By the Numbers

“Whoa. I didn’t know the Food Bank was this big.” We often hear that sentence when people visit us for the first time. Many people are surprised by the size of our warehouse, the scope of our staff, and the

10 Jan, 2018|News, Uncategorized, Volunteers|

From our Executive Director: Facing uncertainty in 2018

by Suzan Bateson, Executive Director of ACCFB  With the busy holiday season behind us and the new year well underway, I want to take a moment and express my gratitude to you — every one of you in our community

9 Jan, 2018|Advocacy, Fundraising, News, Uncategorized|

Serving Agencies on the Warehouse Shopping Floor

Usually, when you see a packed parking lot, dozens of shopping carts, and bustling aisles — you might expect to find a sale at the mall. But this scene is just a typical morning on our Agency Shopping Floor all

23 Dec, 2017|Agencies, News, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

How we support hungry college students

"More than 500 UC Berkeley students have applied for food stamps since January, up from 111 in all of 2016, and just 41 the year before, said Michael Altfest, spokesman for the Alameda County Community Food Bank, which helps students

5 Dec, 2017|CalFresh, News, Uncategorized|

How can I help this holiday season?

Rigel Stuhmiller 2018 Farmer’s Market Calendar. See below for more information.  The holidays are one of the busiest times of year for the Food Bank, as demand spikes and we need all the support we can get. Luckily, dozens of

4 Dec, 2017|Fundraising, News, Uncategorized|