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5 New Year’s Resolutions to Feel Good About

The start of a new year is a great time to refresh and reflect, to set goals for the months to come. Looking back on 2020, we were able to accomplish so much because of our community’s support. We

2021-01-05T23:55:29+00:005 Jan, 2021|Advocacy, Fundraising, News, Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Building Relationships in Berkeley through Mobile Pantry

What a difference a trailer makes. That's what Bob Whalen says as he hauls a gleaming silver and white carriage to roadside encampments in Berkeley. Whalen is the food services manager at Dorothy Day House, our longtime partner agency.

2021-01-07T23:33:29+00:005 Jan, 2021|CalFresh, News, Uncategorized|

School pantry ‘a blessing’ for Oakland family

On a sunny, chilly Thursday morning, Ronnie is preparing for the day’s food distribution at a school pantry in Oakland. She hurries around the playground – carting groceries and hot meals from World Central Kitchen. She checks in with

2020-12-11T21:28:08+00:0011 Dec, 2020|Agencies, Fundraising, News, Uncategorized|

From our Warehouse: Organized Chaos during the Holidays

Are those bells jingling? Forklift horns blowing? Thumping music as we move to the beat? Organized chaos in motion often feels like a dance: bags filling, boxes sliding, and pallets moving. Here's the organized part: through the dedication, determination, and

2020-12-10T16:32:38+00:009 Dec, 2020|News, Uncategorized, Volunteers|

A COVID-friendly way to give back

The holidays will look different for so many of us this year. Smaller gatherings, canceled trips, and traditions put on hold. But, one thing that’s stayed the same: the generosity of our community. COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact

2020-12-09T21:19:05+00:009 Dec, 2020|Fundraising, News, Uncategorized|
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