Become a Lead Volunteer in our warehouse

15 Jan, 2019|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

Chiaki Treynor has only been volunteering at the Food Bank for a few months, but she's already leading teams of volunteers in our warehouse. "I liked the idea of working with new people and sharing the enthusiasm for the work

Volunteers lend a helping hand over the holidays

15 Jan, 2019|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

The holidays are the Food Bank's busiest time of year, a time when the majority of monetary and food donations come in. And, volunteers! Between November and December, more than 3,500 volunteers flooded into our Food Bank. They sorted produce,

Volunteers: We need your help!

9 Jan, 2019|Uncategorized, Volunteers|

If you're one of the 20,000 volunteers who came through our Food Bank doors last year, you know hunger is a year-round problem many Alameda County residents face. And without each and every person who donated their time, we wouldn't

We Need Your Helping Hands!

10 Oct, 2018|Volunteers|

Our volunteers out at their local Safeway, helping us make the day a success! The Saturday before Thanksgiving is one of the year's biggest grocery shopping days—and it also kicks off one of our biggest food drives. How do we

10 questions with Kenneth Ko, volunteer extraordinaire

11 Jul, 2018|Volunteers|

When we first met Kenneth, he was a college student needing to fulfill class requirements. A year later, he’s done virtually every volunteer job we have  - including translation work - and is now an integral member of the Food

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