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10 questions with Kenneth Ko, volunteer extraordinaire

11 Jul, 2018|Volunteers|

When we first met Kenneth, he was a college student needing to fulfill class requirements. A year later, he’s done virtually every volunteer job we have  - including translation work - and is now an integral member of the Food

Protecting SNAP through the Farm Bill

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

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

Strength in Neighbors: 4th Annual Food Bank Finals

4 Jun, 2018|Fundraising, News, Uncategorized|

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

No school, no fuel

4 Jun, 2018|Fundraising, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

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

Fighting for SSI

15 Feb, 2018|Advocacy|

California has the highest poverty rate in the nation. Over 51,000 seniors and people with disabilities in Alameda County - and 1.3 million across California - rely on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to pay for rent, groceries, and medicine. But

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