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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|

Preventing Diabetes in Alameda County

Diabetes affects the health of millions of Americans, and is costly to manage. In fact, 1 in 5 of our client households have at least one member with diabetes or high blood pressure. To improve the health of our community,

21 Mar, 2018|News, Nutrition|

Orange Juice & Oatmeal Pancakes

Is there any better way to start your morning than a stack of warm pancakes? The orange juice in these fluffy pancakes keep them light, and adds a punch of citrus flavor. Plus, the oats add protein and fiber, making

26 Feb, 2018|Nutrition|

Why We Need Your Help Buying Protein-Rich Foods

Every year, 36 million pounds of food flows into our warehouse, out to our partner agencies, and onto tables in our community. We distribute everything from pears to peanut butter, celery to chicken, bok choy to black beans. But the

24 Feb, 2018|Fundraising, News, Nutrition|

East Oakland Community Project: It Starts in the Kitchen

When people who are homeless first enter emergency housing, sometimes it’s been awhile since they’ve had a warm meal. As the Food Services Manager at East Oakland Community Project, it’s Andre Green’s job to have breakfast, lunch, and dinner on

22 Feb, 2018|Agencies, News, Nutrition|

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