Comments needed to stop harmful proposed SNAP rule

1 Mar, 2019|Uncategorized|

With your help, our advocacy team succeeded last year in defeating a farm bill proposal that imposed harsh time limits on millions of people in the SNAP/CalFresh program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to ignore Congress' bipartisan bill.

Join the challenge to help pack a protein punch

12 Feb, 2019|Uncategorized|

As Maria Elena shops for groceries at our Mobile Pantry, she looks for her children's favorite foods. Alex, 10, loves oranges. And, 2-year-old Andrea can't get enough of her mom's baked squash with cheese. Alex also loves robots and dreams

A protein-packed, vegetarian take on ceviche

8 Feb, 2019|Uncategorized|

We love garbanzo beans for so many reasons: they're versatile, flavorful, and packed with protein. Just half a cup of beans (also known as chickpeas) packs as much of a protein punch as one egg! Here's a vegetarian ceviche that's light,

Supporting our neighbors during the government shutdown

25 Jan, 2019|Uncategorized|

UPDATED: February 7, 2019 While we’re relieved to hear the government is temporarily re-opened, we expect there will be lasting effects from the shutdown on our community as employees work to recover. This critical situation has been an uncertain time

Spread the good news: It’s National Peanut Butter Day

24 Jan, 2019|Uncategorized|

In honor of National Peanut Butter Day, we're spreading the word: peanut butter is nutritious and delicious! It's packed full of protein, makes a filling snack, and gives a boost of energy. Plus, it's one of our most-needed food drive

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