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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

Supporting Victims of the North Bay Fires

13 Oct, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

Our hearts are with everyone affected by the massive wildfires devastating the North Bay. We’ve received many inquiries asking how to support relief efforts. The best way to help is to make a financial donation directly to our sister food