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Serving Agencies on the Warehouse Shopping Floor

23 Dec, 2017|Agencies, News, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

Usually, when you see a packed parking lot, dozens of shopping carts, and bustling aisles — you might expect to find a sale at the mall. But this scene is just a typical morning on our Agency Shopping Floor all

How we support hungry college students

5 Dec, 2017|CalFresh, News, Uncategorized|

"More than 500 UC Berkeley students have applied for food stamps since January, up from 111 in all of 2016, and just 41 the year before, said Michael Altfest, spokesman for the Alameda County Community Food Bank, which helps students

How can I help this holiday season?

4 Dec, 2017|Fundraising, News, Uncategorized|

Rigel Stuhmiller 2018 Farmer’s Market Calendar. See below for more information.  The holidays are one of the busiest times of year for the Food Bank, as demand spikes and we need all the support we can get. Luckily, dozens of

Let’s Feed the Town with the Oakland Turkey Trot

30 Oct, 2017|Fundraising, News, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

Oakland has it all. Arts, culture, history—heck, even a lake in the middle of the city. But it hasn't had its very own Turkey Trot. That is, until now. For the first time ever, the Oakland Turkey Trot is hosting

Can Food be Medicine?

20 Oct, 2017|News, Nutrition|

For kids, can a weekly box of fresh food be preventive medicine? A new study aims to answer the question. For 12-year-old Kate, vegetables used to be, well, “kinda disgusting.” But she said a recent study she and her family