Press Releases

July 13, 2021
State Budget Allocates Funds for Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

July 7, 2021
Food Bank Distributes Agency Enhancement Grants

April 29, 2021
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano to Host “Drive-In to Fight Hunger”

March 29, 2021
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Moves to New Fairfield Location

March 17, 2021
Food Bank Looks Back at One Year of COVID-19

February 26, 2021
Diana Brennan Named Communications Director for Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

June 30, 2020
Helping the helpers & putting a smile on people’s faces

May 11, 2020
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano to receive $25,000 Grant from Phillips 66 for COVID-19 Response

December 9, 2019
Food Bank Announces Joel Sjostrom as New CEO

November 25, 2019
Kaiser Permanente Employees Donate Hundreds Of Turkeys For Thanksgiving

February 25, 2019
Senators Wiener and Dodd and Assemblymember Wicks Announce Legislative Package to Reduce Food Insecurity among Californians Experiencing Hunger

November 20, 2018
WestCAT Stuff-A-Bus Holiday Donation Drive Benefits Local Programs Including Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

December 21, 2017
John Muir Health Provides Much-Needed Assistance to Local Families through $35,000 Donation to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

November 11, 2017
NBC Bay Area Teams up with Safeway for “Feed the Need” Food Drive on Saturday, November 18, benefitting victims of North Bay wildfires. 

November 18, 2016
Kaiser Permanente Employees Donate Hundreds of Turkeys for Thanksgiving

September 29, 2016
Golden 1 Credit Union Donation Provides More Than Half a Million Meals for California Food Banks

July 12, 2016
Summer Volunteer Opportunities: Free, Fun and Philanthropical!

June 22, 2016
Food Bank Honored at Inaugural California Nonprofits Day Celebration

May 9, 2016
With Public’s Help, Postal Carriers to Deliver Largest Single-Day Food Drive on May 14

December 26, 2015
John Muir Health Makes $25,000 Donation to Local Food Bank 

November 2, 2015
NBC Bay Area Teams Up with Safeway for Help Us End Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, November 21

October 28, 2015
“Scare Away Hunger” Martinez

October 21, 2015
Concord High School and Tesoro Refinery Team Up to “Scare Away Hunger”

December 4, 2014
Local Schools Raise 6,801 Pounds of Food in 4 Weeks Through Solano Town Center’s Food Drive

November 24, 2014
Sonoma Raceway Distributes More Than 7,700 Pounds To Area Food Banks

November 14, 2014
Food Bank Receives $18,000 Grant From Hunger Is To Fight Childhood Hunger

November 10, 2014
NBC Bay Area Teams Up With Safeway For “Help Us End Hunger” Food Drive On Saturday, November 22

November 3, 2014
Ameriprise Financial Awards the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano $10,000 Grant To Help Feed Hungry Families

September 24, 2014
This Food Is Our Food: Learning About The Contra Costa Food System And What Makes Us Great

January 23, 2014
Boudin SF, Creators of San Francisco’s Original Sourdough Bread, To Open a Restaurant at the Nut Tree in Vacaville on Thursday, February 13

January 22, 2014
Food Bank Warehouse in Fairfield Has Volunteer Opportunities

November 4, 2013
NBC Bay Area Teams Up With Safeway For Annual Food Drive On Saturday, November 23

February 8, 2013
Hunger-Fighter Finishes Year of Service Aiding Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

February 6, 2013
KRAFT, Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Roll Out ‘Farmers’-Market-On-Wheels’ to Help Populations Most At-Risk for Hunger

November 20, 2012
Waypoint Homes Opens First Regional Center

July 16, 2012
Food Bank Delivers Produce Where it’s Needed Most

June 11, 2012
Assemblymember Mariko Yamada Takes the “Hunger Challenge”

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