Metallica Donates $250,000 to Wildfire Relief EffortsMetallica announced Monday that the band is donating $250,000 to five organizations providing relief to those affected by the wildfires along the west coast.
$600,000 Grant To Help Combat Hunger In BerkeleyThe Berkeley Food Network and the Alameda County Community Food Bank announced Tuesday that they received a total of $600,000 in grants from the philanthropic arm of the pharmaceutical company Bayer to combat hunger in Berkeley.
Report: SF Has High Rate Of 'Food Insecurity' Despite Increased SpendingIn 2013, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors pledged to end hunger by 2020, but a new report by the SF Department of Public Health shows that the issue has only gotten worse, despite an increase in funding.
Study Shows Many Silicon Valley Families Struggling With Food BillsA new study on Bay Area families going hungry ties the rising cost of housing to some residents being unable to cover their grocery bills.
Make #GivingTuesday Donation To Bay Area Food BanksTuesday is #GivingTuesday and here are links to make donations to the Bay Area food banks.
Non-Profit ExtraFood Delivers Food And Cuts WasteWhen most people think of Marin County, they don't think of people who go hungry. Yet, it's a very real problem. But this week's Jefferson Award winner decided something could be done to feed people and at the same time, cut down on how much food is wasted.
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.
Nearly Half Of UC Administrative Workers Struggle To Put Food On TableA new Occidental College study on 'food insecurity' among University of California's administrative employees paints a grim picture of what happens when they go home at night.
1 In 5 UC Students Going Hungry, Survey FindsThe University of California system is pledging more than $3 million to fight hunger on campus, as a new survey finds nearly 20 percent of students don't get enough to eat.
Starbucks To Donate Unsold Food From U.S. StoresStarbucks will start donating their unsold food, the coffee chain announced Tuesday.
East Oakland Football Coach Helping Students Stay Fed Through CrowdsourcingWith pre-season football upon us, Bay Area High School fields are busy with two a day practices, but in East Oakland, in one of the poorest neighborhoods, one coach is trying to raise a team with kids that often don't see three meals a day.
Google Donates $1 Million To Food For Bay Area Families, Largest Single Donation EverTo help fight hunger this holiday season, Google made a donation of more than $1.3 million to Food for Bay Area Families.
New Report Shows Hunger A Real Issue In San FranciscoThe findings from the San Francisco Food Security Task Force show that one in four San Franciscans are at risk of missing meals and going hungry.
Contra Costa Meals On Wheels Facing Cuts, May Drop 200 SeniorsMeals on Wheels of Contra Costa launched an urgent appeal for more donations Monday, saying that a funding shortage could force it to drop 200 people from its roster of 1,200 seniors receiving home-delivered meals.
Second Harvest Food Hoping To Raise $300,000 To Fill Campaign Shortfall The Second Harvest Food Bank in Silicon Valley is hoping for a belated Christmas present from the community. According to their CEO, this is the first year they came up short in their holiday fundraising campaign,