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Honoring our veterans this Veterans Day

10 Nov, 2018|Uncategorized|

In 1970, Alfredo Madrigal was drafted to the U.S. Army to serve in the Vietnam War. He didn’t speak English. He’d just moved here from Mexico 18 months before. Now as a volunteer for Oakland Catholic Worker, one of our

A big-hearted beginning

30 Oct, 2018|Uncategorized|

Amelia and Jonathan both called Alameda County home before they even met, and it continues to be now that they have tied the knot. “We feel like a part of this community,” Jonathan said. “And the best way to make

How good is your handwriting?

29 Oct, 2018|Uncategorized|

Our volunteers help keep Alameda County Community Food Bank running. From sorting produce in our warehouse, to advocating, to staffing our emergency food helpline - volunteers make a big difference in the fight against hunger. We're always on the lookout

Helping our Alameda County neighbors this holiday season

26 Oct, 2018|Uncategorized|

On a sunny Tuesday morning, 3-year-old Ivanna runs around a school playground while her mom picks up groceries for her family from our Mobile Pantry. Ivanna and her mom make this stop at least twice a month. Her mom says

Our endorsement of Prop. 1 (housing bond)

8 Oct, 2018|Uncategorized|

Alameda County Community Food Bank enthusiastically endorses California’s Proposition 1, which would authorize $4 billion in bonds for housing programs, loans, grants, and projects. We are proud to be the first and only Food Bank to join the significant statewide

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