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4 ways to make a difference this holiday season

To get through the pandemic, Danielle is finding new ways to spend time with her family. Together, they walk their dog, garden, and have movie nights. “It’s been a little challenging,” she says. “But it’s been nice spending so

2020-11-13T23:37:33+00:004 Nov, 2020|Agencies, Fundraising, News, Nutrition|

Holiday buys that give back

Live Life Sunny Side Up Necklace - Sora Designs We're gearing up for the holiday season at the Food Bank. Although this year has been unpredictable, one thing we can rely on is the incredible support of our community.

2020-12-19T01:08:11+00:0022 Oct, 2020|Fundraising, News, Uncategorized|

Thriving in Unprecedented Times

I'm never surprised when visitors marvel at the sheer size and scope of the Food Bank's warehouse and operations center. I get it. I was in awe the first time I visited the Food Bank many years ago. Whether

2020-10-07T20:34:46+00:005 Oct, 2020|Uncategorized|

We count. Therefore, we must be counted.

I have skepticism. As a Black man in America, I have over 500 years of evidence to affirm and legitimize my skepticism, particularly as it relates to the federal government. From a constitution that considers me “three-fifths of all

2020-09-18T00:18:06+00:0018 Sep, 2020|Advocacy, CalFresh, News, Uncategorized|

Finding Power in Community: Advocacy During COVID-19

We shouldn’t sugarcoat things: there are moments during this pandemic when we can feel overwhelmed and even helpless. Our neighbors are getting sick. Our family members are losing their jobs. Hunger, which has always been a problem in Alameda

2020-09-01T00:35:20+00:0031 Aug, 2020|Advocacy, Uncategorized|
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