Our 2010 year round food drives brought in 76,818 pounds of food. In Contra Costa County 63,501 pounds was donated from 54 sites and in Solano County 13,317 pounds from 25 sites was donated (in the fall we added in 3 libraries which have had great success). We have barrels in just about every city in our two counties.
Travis Credit Union which has 4 branches in Contra Costa and 12 branches in Solano County brought in 7,977 pounds. Northgate Christian Fellowship in Benicia and CVS at Business Center Drive in Fairfield are the 2 biggest donors in Solano County.
For Contra Costa, the big drives are Concord Chevrolet, Danville Congregational Church, Giovani’s Produce, CVS in Lafayette, the Moraga Post Office , Santa Maria Church in Orinda, Pleasant Hill YMCA, Whole Foods in Walnut Creek and San Ramon (does not include other product we pick up from them).
We need help year round. For everything you need to host your own food drive, visit the food drive section of our site.