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Protecting SNAP through the Farm Bill

We know we can’t end hunger without ending poverty and inequity – which is why our advocacy team works year round at all levels of government to protect programs that benefit low-income households. CalFresh — known nationally as the Supplemental

5 Jun, 2018|Advocacy, CalFresh, News, Uncategorized|

Strength in Neighbors: 4th Annual Food Bank Finals

While the Golden State Warriors battle the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for the fourth year in a row, an equally impressive battle has also been going on between the two host regions. Alameda County Community Food Bank and

4 Jun, 2018|Fundraising, News, Uncategorized|

No school, no fuel

Summer is the time that children get to take a break from school. However, it's not a break for many families we serve because for them, school provides a critical resource: free or reduced-price meals.  These meals are important to

4 Jun, 2018|Fundraising, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

Why We Celebrate & Support Older Americans

Every day, older Americans – a quickly growing population – help make Alameda County a vibrant place to live. They are working, volunteering, mentoring, learning, and leading. Every day, older adults share their wisdom and experience with future generations, and

18 May, 2018|Advocacy, Agencies, News|

Volunteering Above and Beyond

Last year, Karen Churchill decided to join her Salesforce co-workers for a volunteer shift at ACCFB. That day, she was shocked to learn that 1 out of 5 Alameda County residents rely on the Food Bank for meals. “We're the

27 Mar, 2018|Uncategorized|

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