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This holiday season, support families — including Zoey’s.

Every month, we serve 116,000 adults, children, and seniors—from Berkeley to Livermore, Oakland to Fremont. That includes two-year-old Zoey and her family. Zoey and her mom head to their local Mobile Market at a nearby high school to pick up

2 Nov, 2017|Fundraising|

Let’s Feed the Town with the Oakland Turkey Trot

Oakland has it all. Arts, culture, history—heck, even a lake in the middle of the city. But it hasn't had its very own Turkey Trot. That is, until now. For the first time ever, the Oakland Turkey Trot is hosting

30 Oct, 2017|Fundraising, News, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

Can Food be Medicine?

For kids, can a weekly box of fresh food be preventive medicine? A new study aims to answer the question. For 12-year-old Kate, vegetables used to be, well, “kinda disgusting.” But she said a recent study she and her family

20 Oct, 2017|News, Nutrition|

We Need Your Helping Hands!

Our volunteers out at their local Safeway, helping us make the day a success! The Saturday before Thanksgiving is one of the year's biggest grocery shopping days—and it also kicks off one of our biggest food drives. How do we

17 Oct, 2017|Volunteers|

Supporting Victims of the North Bay Fires

Our hearts are with everyone affected by the massive wildfires devastating the North Bay. We’ve received many inquiries asking how to support relief efforts. The best way to help is to make a financial donation directly to our sister food

13 Oct, 2017|News, Uncategorized|