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What will it take to truly eradicate hunger in Alameda County?

We believe every child, adult and senior should have the opportunity to reach their full potential and live vibrant, productive lives. Our community, and our economy, must be inclusive of all.

Centered on these beliefs, our team works year-round with every level of government to end poverty and inequity. Whether we’re giving testimony at state budget hearings or hosting educational events to inspire action, we rely on a powerful group of community advocates and volunteers to amplify all of our voices.

The movement is stronger with you in it. Join us.


The 2023 Policy Agenda, our boldest and most far-reaching yet, focuses on democratization, equity, and the redistributing of power and resources.

Our work is rooted in the soil. People depend on food banks, and food banks depend on farmers and farmworkers. It is our responsibility to invest in this relationship with an equity lens. ACCFB is projected to spend $21 million in procurement in FY21. Our food purchasing budget presents an opportunity to operationalize equity by allocating dollars to Black and Brown farmers.

This video features Will Scott Jr, owner of Scott Family Farms and founder of the African American Farmers of California in Fresno, CA. We hope you will contact us at to partner or share thoughts on how we can promote equity in our procurement practices.

Advocacy Blog

  • Above: Hunger Action Week attendees meet with Senator Nancy Skinner in May 2022.

Community Power Leads to Advocacy Wins

An Invitation to Hunger Action Week By 6:45 on a surprisingly chilly May morning in 2019, the St. Mary’s Center parking lot was already starting to fill up with people who were drowsy

Vote Out Hunger

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August Advocacy Update: Celebrating Wins

By Ezer Pamintuan, Policy Advocate We're fewer than 100 days from the midterm election on November 8. As with every election, hunger is on the ballot. As we head into election season, we thought

  • Hunger Action Week 2017

Beyond Food

By Ezer Pamintuan, Policy Advocate “Hunger advocates we unite, standing up for human rights!” ACCFB staff, volunteers, and community members were among the sea of people chanting in unison as we gathered in front