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

Volunteer Spotlight: Emily Willson

28 Jun, 2017|Advocacy, Volunteers|

Every month, thousands of volunteers come through our doors to help sort food. But there are more ways to help. Emily Willson, 24, is a recent Cal State East Bay graduate and a community ambassador at Alameda County Social Services.

Five Steps to Get Involved in Anti-Hunger Advocacy

13 Mar, 2017|Advocacy|

When you look around our offices, a group of desks are often conspicuously empty. That’s because our advocacy team is always on the road working with elected officials, local schools, anti-hunger advocates, and getting involved in other grassroots efforts to

So, does anti-hunger advocacy really make a difference?

3 Mar, 2017|Advocacy|

Since the 2016 presidential election, we’ve heard from many in our community who want to join in our advocacy efforts against hunger and inequity. We’ve also heard the question, so can advocacy really make a difference? The short answer: Yes.

Our Post-Election Commitment to Fight for What We Believe

8 Dec, 2016|Advocacy, Uncategorized|

The results of the election have left many people feeling uncertain. On behalf of our entire Alameda County Community Food Bank community—especially the 311,000 of our neighbors who need and use our services—we are recommitted to fight for what we