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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

10 Oct, 2018|Volunteers|

Our endorsement of Prop. 1 (housing bond)

Alameda County Community Food Bank enthusiastically endorses California’s Proposition 1, which would authorize $4 billion in bonds for housing programs, loans, grants, and projects. We are proud to be the first and only Food Bank to join the significant statewide

8 Oct, 2018|Uncategorized|

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|

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