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Local high schools compete to end hunger at the Solano Town Center

The Solano Town Center celebrated the success of its first annual canned food drive as six participating high schools throughout the area raised 6,801 pounds of food for the Food Bank of Contra and Solano. Students from Fairfield High School, Rodriguez High School, Public Safety Academy, Sem Yeto Satellite, Matt Garcia Learning Center, and Armijo High… Read More »

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Public Works to Provide Food

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department decided to host a food and money drive to help the Food Bank kick off the summer – a time when need is high, but donated food runs low. This county department collects money for the Food Bank during the holidays but they feel it is important to… Read More »

Pro Wrestlers Body Slam Hunger

On Saturday , June 8, I attended a Devil Mountain Wrestling event and food drive. Devil Mountain Wrestling, LLC is a Northern California based pro wrestling promotion  dedicated to bringing its fans the most exciting wrestling action while maintaining a family friendly atmosphere. Once a month Devil Mountain Wrestling holds an exciting live Pro Wrestling… Read More »

Allison’s Birthday Wish – A Barrel Full of Food

Mservice,inc is a long-time supporter of the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. Allison is the daughter of an Mservice,inc customer and she is also a  Las Lomas High School student making a difference in our community. For her birthday party this year, she asked all guests to donate food instead of gifts. Allison and her mother arrived at Mservice,inc… Read More »


Trick or Treat for Food!

For the second year, Tesoro Golden Eagle Refinery challenged 7 teams of Concord High School students to go door to door on Halloween night collecting food and money for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano for the Tesoro 2nd Annual Scare Away Hunger food drive. The teams of 12 students represented Cheer, Choir,… Read More »

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The Little Pink Bike That Could

Although we only request donations of food or funds, sometimes non-food donations make their way into our warehouse.  A nice, pink bike cruised into our Concord warehouse this year and left to find a happy home. Saturday 9/22 was Pleasant Hill’s Community Service Day. For 8 years, the Pleasant Hill Police, Boy Scouts and local… Read More »

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Adding Community to Service

The cities of Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek rally the community to get involved at their annual Community Service Days. Pleasant Hill is hosting their 8th annual Community Service Day on 9/22 and Walnut Creek is hosting their 2nd annual Community Service Day on 10/6. There are many projects benefitting the nonprofits and schools in these cities. We invite you to… Read More »


Kiewit Builds Community

Kiewit is one of the largest and most respected construction and mining organizations in North America. At Kiewit, their motto is “We build quality projects safely, on time and on budget; no matter how large or small”. Kiewit brings their motto to the Food Bank, supporting us in many ways – no matter how large… Read More »

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Building Community, Sharing Food

During the summer months, many think of sun, vacation and playtime, but at the Food Bank we are thinking of ways to meet the ongoing need for food in our community. Food drives are an important part of the food we provide, but during the summer, food donations are dramatically down compared to during the… Read More »