pound for pound challenge

The Food Bank is Stepping Up to the Challenge!

The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, a member of the Feeding America network,  is partnering with the TV show The Biggest Loser to inspire people through the Pound for Pound Challenge to do something good for themselves and good for their community by pledging either to lose up to 50 pounds or to… Read More »

People Making a Difference

I went to talk to a group of middle school students this week who had organized a food drive at their school.  The school is a pretty “normal” school, not in the richest or poorest area of the community.  The students were justly proud that they had raised $621 to help their neighbors. The next… Read More »

Calpine donates $10,000

Calpine Corporation donates $10,000 to Food Bank

Even though I have been with the Food Bank forever, I still get amazed at how people’s willingness to make a difference gets channeled into the reality of food going to a hungry person. Calpine Corporation is a company that wants to make a difference in the East County community where they do business.  Through… Read More »