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Roberta Gonzales with Hilda and Kirk Hasserjan, friends and supporters of the Contra Costa and Solano County Food Bank. (Roberta Gonzales)

Food Bank Of Contra Costa And Solano Counties Celebrates 40 Years Of Nourishment

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.


Summer Garden

KCBS Cover Story: East Bay Community Garden Helps Fight Hunger

All the produce from the Bounty Garden goes to local food banks, which are facing shortages of vegetables.


Food for Thought in Namibia

Community Corner: Feeding AIDS Patients From Sonoma To Africa

A local Bay Area nonprofit, dedicated to serving those affected with AIDS, is raising funds to help AIDS orphans in Africa.


Stephen Pearce, Jefferson Awards

Jefferson Awards: SF Rabbi Inspires Congregation To Fight Hunger

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 Room

San Francisco’s St. Anthony Foundation Reaches Service Milestone

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.


A Shell gas station customer pumps gas in Menlo Park (AP)

High Gas Prices Hit South Bay Food Banks Hard

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.



Broadway ‘Stomp’ Cast Drums Up Donations For Santa Clara Food Bank

The cast of the Broadway hit show ‘Stomp’ has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to Stomp Out Hunger.

CBS San Francisco–03/11/2011

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East Bay Food Bank Reminds Donors Hunger Is Not Seasonal

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.


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34,400 Pounds Of Chicken Donated To San Francisco Food Bank

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.

CBS San Francisco–10/05/2010

More Bay Area Residents Living in Poverty

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.