Let’s Feed the Town with the Oakland Turkey Trot

26 Sep, 2018|Fundraising, News, Nutrition, Uncategorized|

There's another race happening on Thanksgiving - besides the one to the kitchen to get the last serving of pie. The Oakland Turkey Trot is back for the second year. Sign up for the 5K race around Lake Merritt on

From our ED: Standing firm against “public charge”

25 Sep, 2018|Uncategorized|

by Suzan Bateson, Executive Director of ACCFB On Saturday, the Trump Administration released a draft of sweeping regulations that endanger the lives of immigrant families and our wider community. By penalizing community members' use of SNAP and other public benefits,

Fighting hunger through teamwork

19 Sep, 2018|Uncategorized|

Win after win, the A's are having an incredible season. But, what might be most impressive is their continued support of our community. And, like us, they're committed to improving the lives of our neighbors. It's been an honor partnering

Re-imagining the Path to Student Success

19 Sep, 2018|Uncategorized|

When I talk with staff and faculty on college campuses, I often begin the conversations with an invitation: Think about one or two college students you have known who were especially or exceptionally successful. What characteristics or attributes contributed to

Hunger Is…

14 Sep, 2018|Uncategorized|

Hunger is solvable. Yet, 116,000 people, most of whom are children, turn to Alameda County Community Food Bank every month. Focusing and learning is pretty hard to do when you're hungry. And, with the school year in full swing, it's

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