Target Store Team Leaders Volunteer

Recently, Target Store Team Leaders of the East Bay came to the Food Bank to help sort through donated food, inspect it for damage and box it for distribution. It was such a pleasure to have the team here at the Food Bank. Target donations make a real difference to food banks like ours and… Read More »

State Budget Advocacy Action Items

What do we do now that the budget has left the Conference Committee and is in the hands of the Big 5? To answer that question, following is a message from California Food Policy Advocates (CFAP). Action Items! What YOU can do! 1. Thank the budget conference committee for their positive actions tosave CFAP and… Read More »

California Budget

“Day 13 of Conference Committee completed our initial actions on the budget relating to human services… But the conferees did reject the governor’s proposal to eliminate CalWORKS. That is a line that California cannot cross…” Read more about the Conference Committee Actions on Human Services and Public Safety posted by Assemblymember Noreen Evans at Assemblymember… Read More »

Vallejo CROP Hunger Walk

Community organizers and everyday citizens helped to end hunger locally and around the world on Saturday, April 25, by taking part in the CROP Hunger Walk at the Ferry Terminal at the Vallejo Waterfront benefiting four local organizations including the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. Read more and see pictures here:

See the Lemon Lady in the news

Anna, The Lemon Lady, spent the day with ABC7 talking about the work she does and the need for fresh produce at food pantries. Read more here: and here: