Nourish Connections Help all of us come together this holiday season. For many of our neighbors, the rising costs of food and basic necessities will put gatherings that renew their spirits out of reach. Thanks to generous supporters like you, our most vulnerable community members will feel truly nourished during
When many of us think about the holidays, we envision feasts, family and fun times! However, for the 270,000 of our neighbors grappling with hunger, the oncoming holidays deliver a much different mood. Fortunately, there are simple ways each of us—including kids—can lift up members of our community who are
There are places to go, people to see and things to do in the busy month of December…why not fight hunger along the way? Here are 7 ways you can help during the holidays. PLACES TO GO 1. Grocery Shopping: Whole Foods Markets and Whole Foods 365 customers will have
At a time of year associated with holiday cheer and sharing, we know there are too many families and individuals in our community who struggle with proper nutrition; not just with getting enough to eat, but lack of access to good healthy choices. It’s an issue of food insecurity that
Liz was struggling to make ends meet for her family after a difficult divorce drained her savings and an injury prevented her from working. At Christmas time, despair turned to hope when she learned of a Holiday Food Basket distribution at a Food Bank Partner agency. Liz and her children
Here are some tips on how to easily fight hunger at your holiday gatherings. When you party with a purpose, you’re providing holiday meals to the 1 in 8 neighbors who need help with food. Set a Goal – Will you collect funds or food? We can provide $3
Hosting a food or fund drive is easier than you think! With these tips you will be on your way to helping provide food to your neighbors in need all year long. Set a goal– Decide how many pounds of food or dollars you will raise by a specific date.
https://vimeo.com/769170011 Holiday Food Fight Help local families in your county with a donation to holiday food fight. Once again, in 2022 Contra Costa and Solano counties will compete to raise funds for the Food Bank. This friendly competition, spearheaded by individual county departments, has raised nearly $2.6 million since 2003.
This year, instead of making a list of daunting new year’s resolutions, how about pursuing nourishing resolutions – simple, attainable goals that promote generosity and the joy of giving back to our community? They will make a big impact on our neighbors in need. Here are 10 suggestions that will
It started with a common problem: Residents living in the smaller, more rural communities along Contra Costa County’s eastern edge would reach out to their local churches looking for help with food and, as longtime organizer Pastor Karen remembered, “we didn’t have much to give out.” Their solution – join
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano welcomes community residents for annual day of giving CONCORD, Calif. (Nov. 29, 2022) – For this year’s Giving Tuesday on November 29, the global giving day, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is asking Bay Area residents to help meet the
Are you looking for an opportunity to give back to your community this Thanksgiving? If so, we’ve got you covered. From fun runs to Cyber Monday shopping, there are plenty of ways to support the Food Bank and fight hunger before and after your turkey dinner! Before the big day