Find a Food Drive

You can find the Food Bank’s food collection barrels across Alameda County year-round. If you’d like to donate a bag or small box of nonperishable food, you can always do so at these locations. We encourage you to call ahead to confirm current hours of operation.

If you have more than one bag/box of food, please bring it to the Food Bank. We are open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please click here for information about bulk food producer, food broker, manufacturer, retailer, grocer, and grower donations.

Find a barrel near you and get directions on the map below.


Berkeley Bowl & Berkeley Bowl West
2020 Oregon Street OR 920 Heinz Street | 1-510-843-6929

Star Grocery
3068 Claremont Ave | 1-510-652-2490

Castro Valley

Castro Valley Library
3600 Norbridge Ave. 1-510-667-7900


All Smogs – Smog Check & Auto Repair Station
7034 Village Pkwy, 1-925-828-7277

Dublin GM Superstore
4200 John Monego Ct, 1-925-479-3500


Fremont Main Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd., 1-510-745-1424

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church
2791 Driscoll Road, 1-510-490-0553

St Paul United Methodist Church
33350 Peace Terrace, 1-510-429-3990


Newark Public Library
6300 Civic Terrace Ave., 1-510-795-2627


Alameda County Community Food Bank, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
7900 Edgewater Drive. 1-510-635-3663 (Map and directions.)

Glidden Professional Paint Center
3356 Piedmont Ave, 1-510-547-4924


U.N.C.L.E. Credit Union
1987 Santa Rita Road, Suite A, 1-925-447-5001

San Leandro

Road Bear RV
420 San Leandro Blvd., 1-510-564-4444

San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo Library
395 Paseo Grande, 1-510-284-0640

Union City

Union City Public Library
34007 Alvarado-Niles Road, 1-510-745-1464

A hunger-free holiday, thanks to you

Three-year-old Amir grabbed two apples from a volunteer at our Mobile Pantry - one for him and one for his cousin, Walter. "I think it's great that this food is available," said Chris, Amir's dad.

5 ways to make an impact this holiday season

Zoey Jane is like many other ten year olds. She enjoys spending time with her friends and running around the playground. While she runs around the park, her mom, Shannon, picks up fruit and veggies