You’re invited!

What: The first HUNGER FIGHTERS Community Advocates Against Hunger meeting. Why: Learn what it means to be a community advocate and about the legislation the Food Bank supports. This is your chance to ask us questions! When and Where: June 10 at 5:30 at the Food Bank warehouse in Concord and June 11 at 5:30… Read More »

Youth Celebrate “Day Of Nutrition” In East County

On May 14th and 15th over 230 students from Pittsburg Unified School District came to the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds in Antioch for the 6th Annual Day of Nutrition and Physical Activity. A partnership between the Food Bank and the UC Cooperative Extension, Day of Nutrition is an event that focuses on teaching children the… Read More »

Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday

Help the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger by placing nonperishable food items by your mailbox prior to your regular mail delivery on Saturday, May 9. How to Participate:1) On May 9th, simply place bags filled with nonperishable food items next to your mailbox. See our list of most-needed foods for suggestions.2) Your… Read More »

How does the Food Bank feed people in need?

The Food Bank distributes emergency and supplemental food to people in need and local charities. Each week we will focus on a different program and talk about what the program is and what kind of food is distributed through each program. Read on to learn about our Brown Bag Program. What is the Brown Bag… Read More »

More need and more donations

Check out USA Today’s front page article – Food banks see more who need and more who give! “We’re up in terms of food and funds,” says Ross Fraser, spokesman for Feeding America, the nation’s largest network of food banks. He says food donations are up 20% and cash donations are up 46% from a… Read More »