Fires, Outages Earlier In Year Prompt Urgent Need For Donations At SF-Marin Food BankMonetary donations are needed urgently at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank this holiday season partly because of wildfires and power outages earlier in the year, according to the food bank.
Study Shows Tons Of Unharvested Produce In California Left To Rot In The FieldsA groundbreaking study of farming practices in the nation's breadbasket of Northern and Central California shows that, after harvesting, there are tons of food left over and left to rot in the fields while Bay Area families are going hungry.
Homeless Man Finds $17,000, Gives It To Food BankA homeless man in Washington state is being praised for his generosity and honesty after turning in thousands of dollars found in a bag outside a food bank.
Charities Fear New Tax Law's Impact On DonationsWhen San Francisco-Marin Food Bank Director Paul Ash is asked about the impact the new tax law will have on his operation, concern quickly becomes etched across his face.
Make #GivingTuesday Donation To Bay Area Food BanksTuesday is #GivingTuesday and here are links to make donations to the Bay Area food banks.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Counterpart In Cleveland Don’t Make Wager, Instead Holding Food Bank ChallengeFans can donate to each of their local food banks and whichever team's fans donate the most will be declared the winner at the end of the NBA Finals.
Jefferson Award Winner Rallies Congregations To Support Food BanksThis week's Jefferson Award winner always enjoyed Thanksgiving with his family even when there wasn't a lot to go around. So when he learned there wouldn't be a Thanksgiving for many of his neighbors, he did something about it.
Eye On The Bay: Food For Bay Area Families - 12/8/11
Bay Area Food Banks Are Seeing The New Face Of HungerA record number of Americans can't afford to put enough food on the table to feed their families. And a surprising number of them are suburban, middle class, and employed. It's what's known as the "new hungry," and it's become a disturbing trend in the Bay Area.
South Bay Food Donations Still Desperately Needed For ThanksgivingWith a week to go before Thanksgiving, turkey and food donations are coming in a little too slowly at South Bay charities.