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 1-510-635-3663 ext. 318 or email

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Current and year-round locations to donate food.


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Seasonal Food Drives

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