Renew America Together a National Day of Service

This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Feeding America (the national food bank network) is joining with President-elect Obama in calling our hunger advocates to service to help reignite the nation’s spirit of volunteerism and community service. He is inviting all Americans to join him in a National Day of Service, “Renewing America Together,” on January… Read More »

Budget Fight Continues

The Governor’s proposed budget for 2009-10 was released on New Year’s Eve by his Department of Finance. For a summary of the Governor’s proposed $770 million in cuts to health care (many of which have already been rejected numerous times by the Legislature as too severe), see the entry for December 31st on the Health… Read More »

Help us conduct the Hunger Survey in 2009

Between January and April 2009, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano will be participating in a nationwide survey sponsored by Feeding America (formerly America’s Second Harvest) the national food bank network. We will be talking to hundreds of people who receive food at food pantries and soup kitchens in Solano County and Contra… Read More »

Biggest Loser

Tune in tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 6th 8/7c and watch 22 people change their lives. This season Biggest Loser partners with Feeding America (formally named America’s Second Harvest) and General Mills with the Pound for Pound Challenge. For every pound America loses a 10� donation is made to Feeding America. 10� is enough to provide one… Read More »