Pound for pound, we can fight hunger.

The local support we’re getting for the Pound For Pound Challenge is amazing!  We welcome and thank everyone who is helping our food bank earn a bigger share of the $1 million being offered by the Pound For Pound Challenge because this will allow us to feed more individuals and families in need.

pound for pound challengeWe at the Food Bank would like to thank the following community partners for getting the word out about the Pound For Pound Challenge: Anderson Bros. Movers in Martinez who have been promoting the challenge through local Chamber of Commerce associations, California Fitness in Martinez, Clayton Fitness Center, Clayton Mind and Body Connections, Clayton Snap Fitness Center, The Dailey Method® in Lafayette, Dr. Lujan Chiropractic Office in Concord, In-Shape Sport in Concord, Kelly Ann’s Day Spa in Pleasant Hill, PATH Performance Training Center in Pleasant Hill, Play It Again Sports® in Pleasant Hill, Spark Fitness in Pleasant Hill, Step It Up Studios in Pleasant Hill, The Big C Athletic Club in Concord, 24 Hour Fitness in Moraga, UFC Gym in Concord, Walnut Creek Sports & Fitness Club, and YMCA in Pleasant Hill.

For the third consecutive year, Feeding America and NBC’s The Biggest Loser have partnered with General Mills and Subway to encourage Americans to “Lose Nationally, Feed Locally”.

Take the challenge to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight and you help both yourself and your community to be healthier. Pound For Pound Challenge will donate 11 cents for every pound pledged (up to a maximum donation of $1,040,000). You can pledge your goals at www.pfpchallenge.com. When you sign up, you can immediately join a team – and our team’s name is “Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano”. And, be sure to join our Pound For Pound Challenge – Contra Costa and Solano facebook group to learn more about the weekly “Walk to Give & Get Healthy” event we have created to help us reach our Challenge goals.

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