The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano has earned a four-star rating for the 7th consecutive year, as rated by Charity Navigator, for exceeding industry standards of transparency and spending. This honor is only awarded to 2% of charities nationwide.
TAKE A FRESH LOOK AT CALFRESH
Nationwide, over 60% of recipient households have a child, an elderly member or a member with a disability.
CalFresh has an economic multiplier of $1.70. In other words, every $5 in new benefits generates as much as $9 of economic activity, as it supports wages for producers, processors, distributors and retailers alike.
Low-income individuals and families can get help to buy the food they need for good health through CalFresh. CalFresh stretches a tight food budget to keep families well-fed and healthy.