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Close the School Meal Gap

10 Apr, 2018|Advocacy|

Ensure all low-income charter students have access to a school meal. Did you know that low-income charter school students are not protected by California's school meal law? Currently, these students are not guaranteed access to a free or reduced-price school meal. Assembly Bill

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

Why the Census is Important to Food Banks

31 Jan, 2018|Advocacy, News|

Why the US Census is Important to Food Banks — and Why We Need to Protect it By Kate Cheyne, Research Manager Every year, the U.S. Census Bureau releases data that offers a glimpse into how American households are changing,

From our Executive Director: Facing uncertainty in 2018

9 Jan, 2018|Advocacy, Fundraising, News, Uncategorized|

by Suzan Bateson, Executive Director of ACCFB  With the busy holiday season behind us and the new year well underway, I want to take a moment and express my gratitude to you — every one of you in our community

Six Ways to Get Involved this Hunger Action Month

7 Sep, 2017|Advocacy|

Food is a basic human right. Yet programs and policies that work to end hunger are continually under attack. That’s why every September, Feeding America and food banks across the nation stand together during Hunger Action Month to spread awareness