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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

Why We Celebrate & Support Older Americans

18 May, 2018|Advocacy, Agencies, News|

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

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

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