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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

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

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

Preventing Diabetes in Alameda County

21 Mar, 2018|News, Nutrition|

Diabetes affects the health of millions of Americans, and is costly to manage. In fact, 1 in 5 of our client households have at least one member with diabetes or high blood pressure. To improve the health of our community,

Why We Need Your Help Buying Protein-Rich Foods

24 Feb, 2018|Fundraising, News, Nutrition|

Every year, 36 million pounds of food flows into our warehouse, out to our partner agencies, and onto tables in our community. We distribute everything from pears to peanut butter, celery to chicken, bok choy to black beans. But the

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