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Why I Volunteer

17 Aug, 2017|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

By Judy Grant, lead volunteer  Six years ago, I joined my church service group for a volunteer shift at the Food Bank after putting it off for a few months. 1,646 volunteer hours later, I’m still here. At the time,

Agency Spotlight: Union City Apostolic Church

15 Aug, 2017|Agencies|

On a Thursday morning at Union City Apostolic Church, Irma Colon is answering questions from a line of guests, and making sure her volunteers have everything they need for a busy day. It’s time for their weekly food distribution, and

CalFresh for Food Today—and Tomorrow

9 Aug, 2017|Uncategorized|

In 2001, Liz Gomez was managing Alameda County Community Food Bank’s emergency food helpline, connecting people with same day food assistance. She often noticed clients calling the helpline often weren’t enrolled in CalFresh, a federal nutrition program which, at the

Three Ideas to Get Your Fundraising Creative Juices Flowing

8 Aug, 2017|Fundraising|

So, you want to support the Food Bank. You want to pitch in, raise some money, and feel good about helping provide healthy food for our neighbors. Now all you need is the perfect idea. We’ve been astounded by the

Volunteers: We Urgently Need Your Help.

15 Jun, 2017|Volunteers|

Summer is a stressful time for many families, as no school means no free or affordable school lunch. After the final bell rings, families who are already struggling to make ends meet are left to fill that meal gap for

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