Alameda County Community Food Bank

Alameda County Community Food Bank

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  • Five Steps to Get Involved in Anti-Hunger Advocacy

    When you look around our offices, a group of desks are often conspicuously empty. That’s because our Advocacy Team is always on the road working with elected officials, local schools, anti-hunger advocates, and getting involved in other grassroots efforts to eradicate the ways our society creates poverty and inequity. Guess what? They need your help. […]

Alameda County Community Food Bank

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  • Three Ideas to Get Your Fundraising Creative Juices Flowing

    So, you want to support the Food Bank. You want to pitch in, raise some money, and feel good about helping provide healthy food for our neighbors who rely on the Food Bank. Now all you need is the perfect idea. We’ve been astounded by the amazing ways people have decided to support us: From […]

  • So, does anti-hunger advocacy really make a difference?

    Since the 2016 presidential election, we’ve heard from many in our community who want to join in our advocacy efforts against hunger and inequity. We’ve also heard the question, so can advocacy really make a difference? The short answer: Yes. The programs and policies that support low-income families and reduce food insecurity are only as […]

Alameda County Community Food Bank

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Type: Blog Article

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Alameda County Community Food Bank

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Donate Stock or Other Securities

    Donate stock or other securities to support Alameda County Community Food Bank. **Please Note: In order for your gift of stock or securities to be properly acknowledged, please notify the Food Bank upon completing your donation. Thank you!** Notification options: For instructions on how to donate stock please contact your broker or the Food Bank’s […]

  • Our Post-Election Commitment to Fight for What We Believe

    Update: Join us for our Day of Unity and Action on Jan. 20, inauguration day. Come sort food for our community, and take part in a special advocacy workshop. The results of the election have left many people feeling uncertain. On behalf of our entire Alameda County Community Food Bank community—especially the 311,000 of our neighbors […]

  • Holiday Round Up: How Can I Help the Food Bank?

    The holidays are one of the busiest times of year for the Food Bank, as demand spikes and we need all the support we can get. Luckily, dozens of local businesses make it super simple to donate while you’re out and about. Whether you’re out picking up dinner or getting a head start on holiday […]

  • Sweet treats to sponsor the Food Bank

      All December long, Fentons Creamery in Oakland will be serving its extra-tasty "Sundae of the Month", the Peppermint Joy Sundae. Featuring the perfect combo of peppermint and chocolate ice cream, swirled in hot fudge, whipped cream, diced roasted almonds, and house-made peppermint bark with a cherry on top, 25% of each sundae will benefit […]

  • Giving From Your IRA

    Did you know you can make a tax-free gift straight from your IRA to Alameda County Community Food Bank? The IRA Charitable Rollover is an excellent opportunity to make a gift from an asset that may otherwise be subject to multiple levels of taxation. This gift also counts towards your yearly required minimum distribution (or […]

  • Get out the vote!

    Local, state, and national elections are important. And in the movement to end hunger and poverty, we believe everyone’s voices need to be counted on issues ranging from housing to education, transportation to healthcare. However, in California, only 73 percent of eligible voters were registered in 2014. That’s why this year, our advocacy team has been leading […]

  • Triple Match = Triple Impact

    Angie and Keyla, ages 6 and 9, at our Mobile Pantry. There’s more than just food in a bag of groceries. For the families we serve, inside is the fuel to focus in science class, or the nutrition to stay healthy during cold and flu season. It's about meeting the basics to focus on what’s […]

  • We Need Your Helping Hands!

    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 pull it off? Volunteers! On Saturday, November 19, NBC and Safeway will kick off their "Feed the Need" campaign, during which customers can purchase and donate special grocery bags […]

Alameda County Community Food Bank

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Generated 6 months ago

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  • Top 5 Reasons to Host a Virtual Food Drive This Year

    How's your wish list coming? Not using that drone as much as you thought you would? Still love your Forman Grill? Realized your puppy doesn’t actually need rain boots? Maybe … you already have everything you need?! If so, we have an amazing alternative: Fundraise for the Food Bank through a Virtual Food Drive! A VFD is the perfect […]

Alameda County Community Food Bank

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Alameda County Community Food Bank

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