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Easy ways to make a big difference this holiday season

The holidays are a busy time for everyone, but they're especially busy here at the Food Bank. Our demand spikes and we need all the support we can get. We’re so thankful to all the corporations and local businesses that make donating

4 Oct, 2018|Uncategorized|

Giving our community Independence From Hunger

Grocery Outlet knows that hunger heats up during the summer months. "Kids are out of school, times are tough, it's hard to put food on the table, and now families have another meal they have to provide," said Kyle Noble,

27 Sep, 2018|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 second year. Sign up for the 5K race around Lake Merritt on

26 Sep, 2018|Fundraising, News, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

From our ED: Standing firm against “public charge”

by Suzan Bateson, Executive Director of ACCFB On Saturday, the Trump Administration released a draft of sweeping regulations that endanger the lives of immigrant families and our wider community. By penalizing community members' use of SNAP and other public benefits,

25 Sep, 2018|Uncategorized|

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|

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