Redwood Empire Food Bank in Santa Rosa Sees Soaring DemandThe Redwood Empire Food Bank in Santa Rosa has never been busier than they are this holiday season and they think the surge in demand is only the beginning.
COVID: As San Francisco Slowly Reopens Progress Lags in Latino CommunityAs infection numbers drop and San Francisco moves into the yellow tier of reopening, the Latino community continues to be concerned.
Facing Soaring Demand for Services, SF - Marin Food Bank Calls for VolunteersThe San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is putting out an urgent call for people to help distribute food to a growing number of people who depend on the service.
Hayward Contactless Food Distribution Program Moves To New LocationThe City of Hayward's no-contact food distribution program, which helps hundreds of people each week, is moving to a new location.
Sonoma County Food Bank Provides For Those Who Can't Travel Because Of COVID QuarantineThirty years ago, Food for Thought was organized to help HIV patients. Now, that model is being used to feed COVID patients.
Bay Area Food Banks Stretched Thin As Demand Surges Due To PandemicAs the pandemic stretches on, Bay Area food banks are being stretched thin. In Silicon Valley, the Second Harvest food bank is operating in a new normal mode as demand for free food is surging.
San Francisco Marin Food Bank Finds Creative Ways To Distribute Food During PandemicThe San Francisco Marin Food Bank says having enough food isn’t the problem, it's that their distribution network has been disrupted. But they're finding creative ways to distribute food to those in need during the pandemic.
National Guard Troops Provide Much-Needed Help At Bay Area Food BankThe first deployment of the California National Guard is underway, with one group of soldiers arriving in Fairfield Wednesday to help with what could become a vital humanitarian mission.
Bay Area Gets Fresh Air, Volunteers At Food Banks To Keep From Going Stir-CrazyOn the first official Saturday of the “stay-at-home” order, and after nearly a week of being cooped up in their homes, a lot of people in Contra Costa County were out and about, looking for ways to keep from going stir-crazy.
Food Banks Continue To Struggle During Coronavirus Shelter-In-Place OrderAs people shelter in place in their homes, food banks across the Bay Area are having difficulty getting enough help to meet a skyrocketing demand.
Federal Workers Fear Shutdown Reprieve Will Be Short-LivedThe government shutdown may be over but the recovery for furloughed federal employees is just beginning.
Bay Area Food Banks Pitch In For Harvey VictimsFood banks from across the country, including the Bay Area, have been mobilizing to help Hurricane Harvey victims and making a difference in Texas.
North Bay College Gives Out Food To Students Barely Scraping ByA Bay Area college campus is helping students put food on the table.
SF-Marin Food Bank Sets Goal Of 2,000 Turkey Donations By ThanksgivingIn addition to turkeys, the food bank will distribute whole chickens and other holiday foods to its food pantry network during Thanksgiving week.
Starbucks To Donate Unsold Food From U.S. StoresStarbucks will start donating their unsold food, the coffee chain announced Tuesday.