Look what YOU did in 2017!

The Food Bank was able to provide more food than ever before and expand a few critical programs. Take a look at some of the things we accomplished together this year.   We provided enough food for 18 million healthy meals made up of 60% fruits and vegetables. People can pick-up

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Hope turned to success for Liz

You may remember we wrote about Liz and her family last month. If you missed it, you can read it here.   A year ago Liz was struggling with mounting legal expenses for divorce and custody proceedings. Her financial troubles were compounded when she was forced to take a medical

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Having Fun While Raising Funds

Moraga Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament The 5th Annual Senior Men’s Golf Association Tournament held in late October at Moraga Country Club raised more than $52,000 for the Food Bank. Thanks to everyone who fought hunger by participating in the live and silent auctions, purchasing raffle tickets, sponsoring a hole, underwriting

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Accolades about being green are turning us red!

This summer the Food Bank was presented with the Green Business Award from the City of Fairfield. We were recognized for our reuse and recycling practices and for successfully implementing waste reduction. Our waste numbers continue to decrease thanks to our Grocery Recovery Program, AIB recycling procedures, FIFO inventory system

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Where does the produce come from?

Walk through your local produce section, and try to find a cabbage the size of a basketball or a tiny apple you can easily hide in the palm of your hand. You’ll have to look hard because of retail standards for produce perfection. These expectations can lead to food waste.

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Food Bank golf tournament “putts” children first

We want to enthusiastically thank our sponsors and all who participated in the 5th annual Drive Fore Break on Hunger Golf Classic on April 3rd. Over 140 golfers enjoyed a sunny day on the beautiful course at Round Hill Country Club. One lucky golfer even sunk a hole-in-one! This tournament

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