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.
Food Bank Of Contra Costa And Solano Counties Celebrates 40 Years Of NourishmentTo honor 40 years of nourishing our community, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County held a black-tie Gala this past Saturday.
KCBS Cover Story: East Bay Community Garden Helps Fight HungerAll the produce from the Bounty Garden goes to local food banks, which are facing shortages of vegetables.
Community Corner: Feeding AIDS Patients From Sonoma To AfricaA local Bay Area nonprofit, dedicated to serving those affected with AIDS, is raising funds to help AIDS orphans in Africa.
Jefferson Awards: SF Rabbi Inspires Congregation To Fight HungerA San Francisco rabbi has changed a century-old tradition and as a result, countless families have food on their tables.
San Francisco’s St. Anthony Foundation Reaches Service MilestoneSt. 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.
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 BankThe cast of the Broadway hit show 'Stomp' has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to Stomp Out Hunger.