Food Bank Educates Students

“The Hungry play is top notch in every way — good acting, nicely and cleverly staged, and the message, which all kids need to hear, was clearly and age-appropriately stated through the story of the play. I’m a fan!” This is just one of the many positive comments we’ve received regarding the Food Bank’s FREE… Read More »

Drawing Winner Surprises the Food Bank!

On June 26th, at the Tropical Afternoon in the Admiral’s Garden fundraising event, seven lucky supporters won great prizes in our Roger Weiss Memorial Beat the Recession Drawing.  One of those lucky winners won $1,001 in Target gift cards. The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, picked up her gift cards at the Food Bank… Read More »


How To Stuff A Van With Food By Wells Fargo Wholesale Employees

What is better than a day at the park? A van stuffed with nonperishable food from Wells Fargo Wholesale employees! The employees had a picnic on Thursday at Kennedy Grove in El Sobrante. For each can the employee donated, they received a raffle ticket towards some great prizes. And many of the employees brought more… Read More »

Budget Control Act of 2011

Congress came to a verbal agreement on the debt ceiling Sunday evening. The House voted in favor of the Budget Control Act of 2011 (bill text) yesterday evening, and the Senate passed it earlier today.  All house representatives in California voted in favor of the bill except for a handful of representatives who did not… Read More »

Health Conscious Volunteer Hopes to See People Eat Better

Guest post by Jenay Ross, USC journalism student: The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County aims to conquer hunger in our area. While it is important to provide as much food as possible for the hungry, the Food Bank wants to make sure it’s at least nutritional and healthy. Volunteer Ellen Potthoff, a… Read More »