Hosting a food drive in your office, school or religious organization is the perfect way for co-workers, friends and family to be directly involved in the Food Bank’s mission.

Questions? Call the food drive hotline at (510) 635-3663 ext. 318 or email

Tools for an amazing food drive

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Current and year-round locations to donate food.


From our ED: Why ACCFB is working on racism

By Suzan Bateson, Executive Director of ACCFB I've been thinking a lot about current events, how ACCFB fits in our community, and how well our current vision dovetails into making systemic change. We must look

The professional and the personal

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A smile and a hug: Meet Kathryn

If you've volunteered at the Food Bank on a Tuesday morning, it's likely you were greeted by a sweet smile and a warm hug. For the past eight years, this is how Kathryn has welcomed

Seasonal Food Drives

Oakland Turkey Trot

November 28 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am