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Volunteers: Got skills? Lend ’em to us!

Are you a data-wizard? A calligraphist with a few hours to spare? A painter with a passion for making our community better place? Longtime supporter and volunteer Jill McCleary lent us her web and marketing skills There are

3 Oct, 2017|Volunteers|

Make it: Black Bean & Corn Salsa + Homemade Tortilla Chips

Our nutrition team is always whipping up tasty, nutritious and affordable dishes to share with our agency partners, staff and community members. This black bean and corn salsa is an easy-to-make snack that's chock full of fiber and Vitamin C.

25 Sep, 2017|Nutrition|

Raiders Distribute Fresh Food to Fruitvale Community

Best team effort, ever. In mid-September, the Oakland Raiders helped serve 157 households at our Cesar Chavez Mobile Pantry distribution, located near the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland. Players, alongside volunteers, helped distribute carrots, apples, pears, bread, nectarines and more.

22 Sep, 2017|News, Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Six Ways to Get Involved this Hunger Action Month

Food is a basic human right. Yet programs and policies that work to end hunger are continually under attack. That’s why every September, Feeding America and food banks across the nation stand together during Hunger Action Month to spread awareness

7 Sep, 2017|Advocacy|

New logo, new website: Same dedication to ending hunger.

Notice anything new? We’re proud and excited to reveal our new logo and website to our community today. Change isn’t for everyone. But at ACCFB, we’re always up for it. We’ve spent the last three decades changing and adapting to

30 Aug, 2017|Uncategorized|