To honor 40 years of nourishing our community, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County held a black-tie Gala this past Saturday.
All the produce from the Bounty Garden goes to local food banks, which are facing shortages of vegetables.
A local Bay Area nonprofit, dedicated to serving those affected with AIDS, is raising funds to help AIDS orphans in Africa.
A San Francisco rabbi has changed a century-old tradition and as a result, countless families have food on their tables.
St. Anthony’s dining hall opened in San Francisco 60 years ago, and it is now marking its 37 millionth meal served. The milestone comes as the charity is seeing a significant increase in the needs for its services.
With gas hitting $4.50 a gallon, it’s a huge additional expense for Bay Area food banks, said Tami Cardenas with the Second Harvest Food Bank in San Jose.
The cast of the Broadway hit show ‘Stomp’ has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to Stomp Out Hunger.
The end of the holidays doesn’t change a thing for people in need, and the lines at the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County prove it, said executive director Larry Sly.
More than 34,000 pounds of chicken were delivered to the San Francisco Food Bank this morning to help feed hungry families in the city, according to the organization.
The recession may officially be over, but the latest data from the Census Bureau shows the number of people in the Bay Area living in poverty continues to grow.