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August 18, 2014

Alameda County: Number Relying on Food Bank Grows
by Samantha Clark/Contra Costa Times

August 12, 2014

Library Plans ‘Paws to Help’ Event for Pets
by Roni Gehlke/Contra Costa Times

August 4, 2014

Goal Must Always Be to Eliminate Hunger
by Larry Sly/The Reporter

July 24, 2014

‘World Breastfeeding Week’ Events Planned In Contra Costa County
by Susan C. Schena/Lamorinda Patch Lamorinda Patch

July 22, 2014

Guest Commentary: Federal Glover: Teams working to make recommendations for Northern Waterfront Initiative
by Federal Glove/Contra Costa Times Contra Costa Times

July 15, 2014

Larry Sly: Annual Report Change Shows Growth of Food Bank, Local Need
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter

July 8, 2014

Larry Sly: Water Situation Affects Fresh Fruits, Vegetable Availability for Those in Need
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter

July 2, 2014

Fairfield Winery to Host Food Bank Fundraiser
by Catherine Mijs/The Reporter The Reporter

June 30, 2014

Larry Sly: People Are Willing to Help When They Understand the Need
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter

June 23, 2014

Larry Sly: Provide Incentives, But Let Them Make Their Own Decisions
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter

June 2, 2014

Larry Sly: Outreach Helps Generations Understand the Need to Help
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter

May 29, 2014

Seniors – Pet-food Programs in the Bay Area
by JWeekly

May 26, 2014

Food Bank Program Aims to Introduce Families to Volunteering
by The Reporter

May 25, 2014

Martinez Chamber Joins Forces with Food Bank
By Martinez News-Gazette

May 19, 2014

Food Bank Offers Healthy Food Choices
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter

May 14, 2014

Concord Grants Fund Projects for Homeless, Youth, Seniors
by Lisa P. White/Contra Costa Times Contra Costa Times

May 12, 2014

Larry Sly: Study Pinpoints Areas of Food Insecurity
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter

May 9, 2014

Laughter Marks Day 1 of Dixon May Fair
by Kimberly K. Fu/The Reporter Times-Herald Online

April 27, 2014

Barnidge: Contra Costa, Solano Counties’ Food Banks Feel Effects of Drought
by Tom Barnidge, Contra Costa Times Columnist, San Jose Mercury News

April 20, 2014

Local Food Providers Look Into Collaboration
by Irma Widjojo, Times-Herald Online

April 2, 2014

Vallejo Summit to Address Food Equity
by Lanz Christian Bañes, Times-Herald Online

March 18, 2014

Comfortable Retirement Becomes Far-fetched Dream for Many
by Tom Vacar, KTVU

March 18, 2014

Contra Costa Oncology Donates $5k to Local Food Bank
by Susan C Schena, Concord Patch

March 12, 2014

Food Bank Needs Helpers
By The Reporter

March 2, 2014

SCC Ceramic Bowls Made to Raise Awareness of Local Hunger
By The Times Herald Online

January 28, 2014

More ‘Working Poor’ Depend on Food Stamps
By Tom Vacar KTVU

January 26, 2014

The New Face of Food Stamps: Working-Age Americans
by Hope Yee, Associated Press

December 23, 2013

John Muir Health Makes $25,000 Donation to Local Food Bank
By Fort Mill Times

December 23, 2013

Warriors Star Stephen Curry to Campaign for Health Care Coverage at Richmond Mall
By Contra Costa Times

December 18, 2013

Food Bank Hands Out Hundreds of Hams to Feed Families

Video
By Amy Hollyfield,  ABC7 (KGO)

December 9, 2013

Lindsay Brand Launches Holiday Donation Campaign
By Long Island Newsday

December 6, 2013

Pinole-Hercules: WestCAT’s Stuff-a-Bus Seeks Donations in Concert with CHP Dec. 12 and Dec. 20
By  Tom Lochner, Contra Costa Times

November 21, 2013

Bay Area Food Banks Need Help Ahead of Holiday
By Kevin Fagan, SF Gate

November 14, 2013

Synagogues Aim to Raise Money for Bay Area Food Banks
By JWeekly.com

November 11, 2013

Contra Costa Volunteer Fruit Pickers Come to the Rescue
By  Lou Fancher, Contra Costa Times

October 23, 2013

School Notes: Turkey Trot to benefit Walnut Creek schools
By  Elisabeth Nardi, Contra Costa Times

October 22, 2013

Concord High School Students Repurpose Halloween To Help Local Families
By Vanessa Castañeda, Concord Patch

October 3, 2013

New Group Delivers Excess Food to Those in Need Across Contra Costa County
By Elisabeth Nardi, Contra Costa Times

September 19, 2013

76th Annual Walnut Festival
By KTVU2

September 7, 2013

Percentage of ‘Food Insecure’ Households High, but Steady
By Sarah Rohrs, Times-Herald

September 1, 2013

Food Bank in Need of More Volunteers
By The Reporter

August 15, 2013

Volunteers keep local food bank running smoothly
By Kimberly K. Fu, The Reporter

May 23, 2013

Danville Food Bank Nursery to Open June 1
By Beth Jensen, Contra Costa Times

March 12, 2013

Growing Veggies for Good
By Jessica Lipsky, San Ramon Express

February 6, 2013

Mobile Food Pantry a Blessing for Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
By Kimberly K. Fu, Vacaville Reporter

December 21, 2012

NICE! John Muir Health Makes $25,000 Donation to Local Food Bank
By Claycord.com

December 20, 2012

Share the Spirit: Families Receive Gifts from Caring Holiday Helpers
By Jennifer Modenessi, Contra Costa Times

December 15, 2012

A’s Community Fund Hard at Work for Charity
By Pete Holby, SB Nation

December 14, 2012

A’s, Oakland Zoo Team Up for Annual Holiday Party
By MLB.com

December 13, 2012

Oakland A’s collect food items for Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
By Contra Costa Times

December 13, 2012

Cook, Doolittle  Help With Food Collection
By Susan Slusser, SF Gate

December 13, 2012

Can Contra Costa County Raise More Money for the Hungry Than Solano?
By Cody Kitaura, Pinole-Hercules Patch

December 12, 2012

A la Carte: Freebirds in Walnut Creek, Zachary’s in Pleasant Hill
By Jackie Burrell, Tri-Valley Times

December 12, 2012

Weekly Dish: Mangia Mi Comes to Pleasanton
By Ethan Fletcher, Diablo Magazine

December 11, 2012

Give Concord For Christmas
By Emily Henry, Concord Patch

December 7, 2012

Food Bank of Solano and Contra Costa County Receives $6,000 Donation
By The Reporter

December 7, 2012

How to Help the Homeless This Winter
By Emily Henry, Walnut Creek Patch

December 6, 2012

Blackhawk Golf Group Helps Wounded Vets
By Georgia Lambert, Tri-Valley Times

December 5, 2012

County Connection Food Drive Ends Thursday
By Jessica Lipsky, San Ramon Express

December 3, 2012

Coldwell Banker Collect Toys, Coats During Holidays
By Khalida Sarwari, San Jose Mercury News

December 3, 2012

Feeding The Hungry In Solano And Contra Costa Counties
By BeniciaMagazine.com

November 29, 2012

Synagogues Out to Raise Big Money for Food Banks
By JWeekly.com

November 22, 2012

Turkey Trot: 6000 Runners Hit The Road
By David Mills, Lamorinda Patch

November 20, 2012

Friendly ‘Food Fight’ Challenge Issued for Solano and Contra Costa Counties
By Melissa Murphy, Vacaville Reporter

November 10, 2012

Travis Credit Union Joins Holiday Efforts
By Vacaville Reporter

November 7, 2012

‘Scouting for Food’ Drive in Central Contra Costa County Begins Saturday
By Contra Costa Times

November 7, 2012

Collect Nutritious Nonperishable Food Now for Rossmoor Food Drive
By Maureen O’Rourke, Roosmoor News

November 5, 2012

De La Salle Sends 3,000 Boxes of Cereal to Families in Need
By Emily Henry, Concord Patch

November 1, 2012

Vallejo High, Food Bank Launch Campus Pantry

By Vacaville Reporter

October 31, 2012

Concord High Students to Trick-or-Treat for Donations to the Food Bank
By Emily Henry, Concord Patch

October 3, 2012

Farm 2 Kids Brings Free Produce to Schools
By Heather Ah San, Daily Republic

September/October Issue

One Bank You Can Love
By 86 Degrees Magazine 

September 28, 2012

Lack of USDA Shipments Hurts Bay Area Food Banks
By Lanz Christian Bañes, Vallejo Times-Herald

September 21, 2012

Meet the New Neighbor: Hunger
By Emily Henry, Concord Patch

September 11, 2012

New Data Shows that Hunger Locally, Nationally Continues in Recession
By Sarah Rohrs, Vallejo Times Herald

August 27, 2012

Free Food Trucks to Areas in Need
Newsletter article - Food, Nutrition & Science from the Lempert Report

August 13, 2012

Food Bank ‘Speaks Out’ Against Hunger
Clayton Pioneer

August 2, 2012

Produce for the Hungry Gleaned from Danville Yards
By Erin Ivie, Contra Costa Times

July 31, 2012

Summit Brings Community Advocates Together
By Heather Ishimaru, ABC7 News

July 15, 2012

Food Truck Trend Reaches All
By Greta Mart, Martinez News Gazette

July 12, 2012

Study: Nearly 4 million Californians cannot afford enough food
News Report Video
By Joanna Lin, California Watch

July 11, 2012

Donations for Basic Necessities — Food, Shelter, Giving Blood –Way Down in Summer
By Jennifer Shaw, Contra Costa Times

July 11, 2012

Locals Struggle to Feed Families
By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Times-Herald, Vallejo

July 11, 2012

Thousands More in Solano, Napa Counties Are Turning to Food Banks
By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Times-Herald, Solano and Napa

July 8, 2012

Strengthen, Protect Anti-Hunger Programs
Editorial By Larry Sly, Vacaville Reporter

July 7, 2012 (updated 7/31/2012)

Your Turn: Congress Cannot Allow Anti-Hunger Programs to be Cut
Editorial By: Larry Sly, Contra Costa Times