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Bay Area food bank staffers work around the clock to keep up with massive demand
East Bay Times
November 29, 2022

Trying to keep up with hunger relief
The Vacaville Reporter
November 29, 2022

Bay Area food bank struggling to keep up with demand as donations decline
NBC Bay Area
November 12, 2022

Monetary donations to Concord food bank are down
November 11, 2022

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano sees increase of 100K people per month needing food
ABC 7 News
November 11, 2022

Food banks in America experience surging demand: ‘No sign of it slowing down any time soon’
Fox News
July 2, 2022

How Clients are Shaping Food Bank Advocacy
Food Bank News
May 24, 2022

Number of Food Assistance Recipients Skyrockets in S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 28, 2022

Meals on Wheels Diablo Region, food bank team up
The Press
August 28, 2020

Rural Vacaville fire survivors utilize drive-thru food distribution
Daily Republic
August 26, 2020

Food Banks Face Even More Challenges As California Wildfires Increase Demand, Hinder Delivery
August 24, 2020

Upcoming ‘Stuff-The-Cruiser’ Benefits Contra Costa Food Bank
Patch – San Ramon
August 20, 2020

Cars2ndChance donates reconditioned minivan to Putnam Clubhouse
Lamorinda Weekly
August 19, 2020

Valencia Village in Trilogy holds food drive
The Press
August 13, 2020

Cars2ndChance donates minivan to Concord Putnam Clubhouse
The Pioneer
August 10, 2020

Around East County: Scout helps food bank for Eagle project
East Bay Times
August 2, 2020

Solano County supervisor Monica Brown to match food bank donations
August 1, 2020

Bay Area chefs, food banks come together for ABC7’s Give Where You Live Food Drive
ABC7 News
July 20, 2020

Solano Land Trust switches gears
July 8, 2020

Land Trust buys local livestock, produce to help farmers, families
Daily Republic
July 2, 2020

CSAA Insurance Group Donates Thousands of Free Meals
East Bay Express
May 15, 2020

East Bay soccer coach runs over 400 miles in 30 days to raise money for local food banks
Video: Running For a Cause
ABC7 News
May 14, 2020

Kiwanis of Moraga Valley matches donations for three nonprofits
Lamorinda Weekly
May 13, 2020

Matching grant increases Lafayette Rotary’s food bank donation to $60K
Lamorinda Weekly
May 13, 2020

Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary launches campaign to aid Food Bank
Lamorinda Weekly
May 13, 2020

Solano Community Foundation hands out $210,000 in COVID-19 grants
May 12, 2020

California’s food banks grapple with ‘tsunami of need’ as pandemic grows
The Guardian
April 3, 2020

Video: National Guard members assist Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano
KTVU Fox 2
March 26, 2020

Sophie’s Kitchen Donates $210,000 Dollars Worth of Vegan Tuna to Food Banks in SF Bay Area
Veg News
March 26, 2020

Video: National Guard Troops Provide Much-Needed Help At Bay Area Food Bank
March 25, 2020

National Guard Partners With Contra Costa County Food Bank
Patch Danville
March 25, 2020

Contra Costa Food Bank Needs Donations and Volunteers
East County Today
March 25, 2020

Bay Area food bank opens pop-up pantries as demand rises
Cal Matters
March 24, 2020

Covid-19 likely to be part of Solano life for 6 more months
Daily Republic
March 24, 2019

Vegan Company Donates 3,000 Cases Of Food In COVID-19 Relief Effort
Raise Vegan
March 24, 2020

Food banks experience greater need for services amid coronavirus pandemic Video
March 23, 2020

More Californians are hungry, seeking help amid coronavirus job losses
Cal Matters
March 19, 2020

Video: Food Banks Continue To Struggle During Coronavirus Shelter-In-Place Order 
March 19, 2020

COVID-19: Teleconference with Suisun mayor links churches, nonprofits to fill gaps
Daily Republic
March 19, 2020

Food banks face shortages of volunteers as coronavirus spreads
Cal Matters
March 13, 2020

Coronavirus: How Bay Area food banks are coping with critical volunteer shortage
March 13, 2020

Eating Healthy at DVC: Food Pantry Brings in Fresh Produce for Free
DVC Inquirer
March 3, 2020

Anti-Hunger summit tackles post-fire obstacles
Chico Enterprise-Record
February 26, 2020

Raley’s Food For Families – A Record Year
Benicia Patch
February 25, 2020

Roosmoor residents donate record food, money in food drive
Rossmoor News January 8, 2020

Contra Costa-Solano Food Bank Leader Retires
Patch Lamorinda
December 19, 2019

Food Bank asks for help for the holidays  KRON4
December 18, 2019

Union Bank donates $10,000 to the Contra Costa Solano Food Bank 
December 18, 2019

Joel Sjostrom named as CEO of Contra Costa Solano Food Bank
The Reporter
December 12, 2019

Subway campaign raises $14,600 for Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano
The Richmond Standard
December 7, 2019

Food bank: Latest cut to CalFresh will increase hunger in Solano County
Daily Republic
December 6, 2019

Trump administration food stamp cuts could impact nearly 200,000 Californians 
Video: KTVU Fox2
December 4, 2019

Video: ABC7 News, Disney donate $15K to Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano 
ABC7 News
November 27, 2019

Director ready for new chapter after 40 years at Food Bank
The Pioneer
November 21, 2019

Food benefits for Richmond’s hungry remain underused
Richmond Confidential
September 19, 2019

Food Pantry is open to students in need
Los Medanos College Student News
September 5, 2019

Benicia motorcycle, classic car run benefits Solano food bank
Daily Republic
September 5, 2019

Resource Fair grows in numbers, services with each new year
Daily Republic
August 25, 2019

Nourish Gala benefits Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
Diablo Magazine
August 24, 2019

Moraga’s annual pear harvest nets recording-breaking donation to Food Bank
Lamorinda Weekly
August 21, 2019

Immigration Crackdown, and California
Cal Matters
August 12, 2019

Change In Food Stamp Allocation Rules Could Impact CalFresh Program
Video: Food stamp changes  CBS KPIX 5
July 23, 2019

Food Bank staff talk Cal Fresh at the library
Daily Republic
July 23, 2019

Food Bank needs volunteers to fill variety of shifts
Daily Republic
July 11, 2019

Video: Local food banks helping East Bay families in need 
June 15, 2019

Bay Area delivers to Camp Fire victims
News & Review
June 13, 2019

Solano Middle School Call to Action Family Day a hit
May 29, 2019

Solano’s Mobile Food Pharmacy snags award
May 10, 2019

Census 2020: Contra Costa County Kicks Off Campaign To Count All
Patch Martinez
April 2, 2019

Campaign Begins Tuesday With Aim To Count All In Census
SF Gate
April 1, 2019

Raley’s family leadership continues
The Produce News
March 20, 2019

Solano wins record 3rd straight ‘Big Apple’ food fight
Daily Republic
March 13, 2019

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

Senator Dodd gets the scoop on ‘Faith Food Fridays’ in Vallejo
February 22, 2019

Raley’s Food For Families Food Holiday Bag Drive Success
Escalon Times
February 20, 2019

Government Shutdown: Giving and Getting Help
ABC7 News
January 26, 2019

Vallejo sorority assists with MLK Day volunteer event at Food Bank
The Reporter
January 21, 2019

Video: ‘This is very scary:’ Shutdown starting to impact families who receive food stamps
KTVU Fox 2
January 17, 2019

Video: Contra Costa County Fondly Remembers Linda Locke, Food Bank Founder
January 12, 2019

Video: Pacific Service Credit Union donates $37,000 to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
December 27, 2018

Video: Chevron donates $120,000 to food banks in the East Bay
December 20, 2018

Video: Central Garden & Pet donates $10,000 to the Contra Costa Food Bank
December 19, 2018

John Muir Health Continues Partnership with Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano with $35,000 Donation
John Muir Health
December 18, 2018

Video: Marathon Petroleum presents $22,000 check to Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
December 18, 2018

Opinion: Food Banks Need Your Help During Holidays
The Mercury News
December 16, 2018

Shortage of donations becoming dire for Bay Area food banks
East Bay Times
December 13, 2018

Video: CSAA Insurance Group donates $15,000 to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
December 12, 2018

Video: John Muir Health donates $35,000 to Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
December 7, 2018

Video: Phillips 66 donates $7,000 to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
December 4, 2018

Convoy takes massive food donation to Butte County
Matt BiglerKCBS All News
November 30, 2018

Foster Farms Donates $25,000 In Poultry Products For Camp Fire Relief
Markets Insider
November 29, 2018

Santa to land for photos, to benefit Food Bank
The Press
November 26, 2018

Food Banks Ask For Financial Donations, Volunteers, Turkeys During Holiday Season
November 21, 2018

KQED The California Report: Guide to Food Banks
November 20, 2018

Video: Contra Costa County food bank helping victims of Butte County wildfire
November 20, 2018

Mark DeSaulnier: Trump Food Stamp Cuts Would Increase Hunger (Commentary)
The Mercury News
November 20, 2018

Opinion: Guess what food banks need in addition to money
Houston Chronicle
November 15, 2018

Supervisors view proposed ‘immigration rule’ change as destructive
Daily Republic
November 14, 2018

Boy Scouts canvass Lamorinda neighborhoods for food drive
Lamorinda Weekly
November 14, 2018

ABC7, Disney Give $15,000 to Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
Video: ABC7 News
November 7, 2018

Solano challenges Contra Costa to ‘food fight’
Daily Republic
October 24, 2018

Solano County likely to lob a friendly food fight challenge to Contra Costa County
The Reporter
October 22, 2018

Monthly food giveaway feeds hundreds in Vallejo
Times Herald
October 20, 2018

Food bank partner Los Medanos College Food Pantry hosts interactive food demonstration
Los Medanos College Student News
October 19, 2018

Students help make Empty Bowls fundraiser a success
Daily Republic
October 14, 2018

Letter To Editor: Fight Public Charge
Times Herald
October 13, 2018

Letter To Editor: Access to Cal Fresh
Sacramento Bee
September 28, 2018

Food bank partners with Diablo Valley College to tackle hunger on campus
The Inquirer – The student voice of DVC
September 24, 2018

Contra Costa Country Library partners with Food Bank to collect food
by Brooke Converse / East Bay Times
September 23, 2018

Solano teens give time, talent to Food Bank fundraiser
Daily Republic
August 29, 2018

Food Bank hosts Nourish Gala to raise funds for Community Produce Program
Diablo Magazine
August 26, 2018

Food Bank steps in to fill void in Butte County
News Review – Chico
August 9, 2018

Free grocery program in Pittsburg helps those in need Video
By Haaziq Madyun / KRON 4
June 13, 2018

Gael Pantry helps food insecure SMC students
Lamorinda Weekly
May 30, 2018

Video: Organización pide ayuda para continuar su labor contra el hambre
Univision 19
May 16, 2018

Solano retains Big Apple Trophy in ‘food fight’ with Contra Costa
by Todd R. Hansen / Daily Republic
March 2, 2018

Video: CBS On-Air Presentation with Basic American Foods
December 18, 2017

Video: CBS On-Air Presentation with Central Garden & Pet
December 15, 2017

Video: CBS On-Air Presentation with Suisun Valley 4-H
December 13, 2017

Video: East Bay Program Subsidizes Low-Income Families Eating Healthy
by John Ramos / CBS SF Bay Area
December 10, 2017

Turkey drive in Fairfield supports food bank’s holiday distribution
Daily Republic
December 9, 2017

Video: CBS On-Air Presentation with Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery
December 7, 2017

Video: CBS On-Air Presentation with Shell
December 4, 2017

Food charity banks enough for 126K meals
by Todd R. Hansen / Daily Republic
December 1, 2017

Pinole-Hercules: Stuff-a-Bus awaits holiday food and toy donations
by Tom Lochner / East Bay Times
November 30, 2017

Video: CBS On-Air Presentation with Andeavor
November 30, 2017

Terrific turnout at inaugural Turkey Trot
by Jennifer Wake / Lamorinda Weekly
November 29, 2017

Video: CBS On-Air Presentation with Kaiser Permanente
November 28, 2017

Nonperishable donations can earn entry into Bay Area museums
Daily Republic
November 15, 2017

MCC Senior Men’s Golf Association raises over $48K for food bank
by Gary Irwin / Lamorinda Weekly
November 15, 2017

Turkey Trot: a new Moraga tradition?
by Sophie Braccini / Lamorinda Weekly
November 15, 2017

Solano launching ‘food fight’ with Contra Costa
by Todd R. Hansen / Daily Republic
November 15, 2017

Local shop hosts ‘Buy A Bag’ program to help feed the area’s hungry
Times Herald
November 9, 2017

Moraga pear orchard branch-trimming event Saturday
by Sam Richards / East Bay Times
October 18, 2017

Local residents rally in response to North Bay fires
by Cathy Dausman / Lamorinda Weekly
October 18, 2017

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation gives Solano County health programs $1M
by Melissa Murphy / The Reporter, Vacaville
October 5, 2017

Congressman hears hunger issues at Richmond food pantry visit
by Tom Lochner, Bay Area News Group
August 9, 2017

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano counties has surplus of produce
by Aly Brown, The Press
September 21, 2017

Food produce available semi-monthly
by Mayra Garcia, The Advocate
September 20, 2017

Thompson tours Vallejo “life-saver” Faith Food Fridays site
by Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vallejo Times-Herald
August 1, 2017

Food from the Bar
by Catherine Jacobson, Bay Area News Group
July 12, 2017

Service-Learning camp offers teens a diverse experience
by Adam Blake, Lamorinda Weekly
July 12, 2017

Video: KRON Hundreds rely on Contra Costa Solano Food Bank for fresh produce
June 13, 2017

Local food bank to teach public speaking to welfare recipients
by Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vallejo Times-Herald
May 31, 2017

Strict payment options limit students
by Jessica Suico, The Advocate
May 31, 2017

Farmers’ Market Style Food Giveaway San Pablo
Richmond Standard
May 19, 2017

Stamp Out Hunger seeks nonperishable items for food bank
Daily Republic
May 6, 2017

Pantry Inaugurated at LMC
by Adria Watson | Experience (Student News Site for Los Medanos College)
March 9, 2017

Letter: Food Bank respects privacy of patrons
by Larry Sly, executive director of the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
March 3, 2017

Food pantry combats hunger on campus
by Teresa Gaines and Jordan Neel, Experience: Los Medanos College
February 22, 2017

Food Bank Director: Trump presidency could affect East Bay food programs
by Lou Fancher, East Bay Times
February 16, 2017

Helping the Food Bank Serve
by Faith Barnidge, East Bay Times
February 15, 2017

Sprouts store grand opening to feature organic freebies
by Tom Lochner, East Bay Times
December 27, 2016

Video: KPIX CBS5 On-Air Presentation with 100+ Women Who Care Contra Costa County
December 22, 2016

Video: KPIX CBS5 On-Air Presentation with Sutter Health
December 20, 2016

Video: KPIX CBS5 On-Air Presentation with Chevron
December 15, 2016

Food Banks Feed Hungry All Year
by Jill Tucker / SF Gate
December 13, 2016

Video: KPIX CBS5 On-Air Presentation with Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
December 13, 2016

Charter Academy students help with food drive
by Trine Gallagos, East Bay Times
December 11, 2016

Video: KPIX CBS5 On-Air Presentation with Old Republic Title
December 9, 2016

2016 Threads of Hope Winners
Edited by Peter Crooks/Diablo Magazine
December 2016 Edition

Video: KPIX CBS5 On-Air Presentation with Contra Costa Realtors in Motion
December 8, 2016

Video: KPIX CBS5 On-Air Presentation with John Muir Health
December 6, 2016

Video: KPIX CBS5 On-Air Presentation with Pacific Services Credit Union
December 6, 2016

MCC raises more than $42K in Annual Turkey Shoot Golf Tourney
by Gary Irwin, Lamorinda Weekly
November 30, 2016

Video: KRON Contra Costa food bank helping families this holiday season
KRON 4-The Bay Area’s News Station
November 15, 2016

Story of Senior Sickened by Dog Food Raises Awareness About Hunger
The Richmond Standard
September 28, 2016

Senior Services
by Serena Enger/Daily Republic
July 16, 2016

Food Bank Of Contra Costa And Solano Counties Celebrates 40 Years Of Nourishment
CBS SF Bay Area| KPIX 5
May 18, 2016

Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten Nutrition Assistance
by Carly Finkle/The Vacaville Reporter
April 3, 2016

Solano Foundation Hopes to Raise $1M in Single Day
by Todd R. Hansen/Daily Republic
March 16, 2016

Solano County Employees Cheered For Food Bank Effort
by Daily Republic Staff
March 10, 2016

New Program Gives More Needy Families Access to Fresh Produce
by Kimberly K. Fu/The Vacaville Reporter
February 8, 2016

Rep. McNerney Seeks to Improve Federal Contract Oversight and Address Food Waste
by East County Today
January 29, 2016

Food Bank Adds Service to Help Low-Income Vallejoans
by Richard Freedman/Vallejo Times-Herald
January 29, 2016

The Food Bank’s Resolution: Anti-Hunger Advocacy
by Carly Finkle/The Vacaville Reporter
January 4, 2016

John Muir Health Donates $25K to Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
by Susan Hiland/The Daily Republic
December 26, 2015

VIDEO: (Larry Sly) Local Man Grows Food Bank to Serve Needy in Contra Costa, Solano Counties
ABC7 News
December 23, 2015

VIDEO : KPIX CBS 5 San Francisco On Air Presentation with PG&E
December 23, 2015

VIDEO: KPIX CBS 5 San Francisco On-Air Presentation with Western State Petroleum Association
December 23, 2015

VIDEO: KPIX CBS 5 San Francisco On-Air Presentation with Kaiser Permanente
December 21, 2015

VIDEO: KPIX CBS 5 San Francisco On-Air Presentation with Ameriprise Financial
December 17, 2015

VIDEO: KPIX CBS 5 San Francisco On-Air Presentation with Kimley-Horn
December 15, 2015

VIDEO: KPIX CBS 5 San Francisco On-Air Presentation with Tesoro
December 11, 2015

VIDEO: KPIX CBS 5 San Francisco On-Air Presentation with CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer
December 10, 2015

VIDEO: KPIX CBS 5 San Francisco On-Air Presentation with Scout Pack 645
December 9, 2015

VIDEO: KPIX 5 CBS San Francisco On-Air Presentation with Pacific Services Credit Union
December 7, 2015

Giving Tree: Vaca Food Pantries Fill More Than Empty Bellies
by Richard Bammer/The Vacaville Reporter
November 27, 2015

ABC7, Disney Donates $15K To Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano Counties in Concord
ABC7 News
View video footage
November 5, 2015

Local Nonprofits Get High Ratings
by Faith Barnidge/The Vacaville Reporter
September 9, 2015

Food Bank Celebrates 40 Years
by Rachel Braver & published by Elena Hutslar/Community Focus
September 2, 2015

Woman Party In-kindness to Benefit Others
by Caterina Mellinger/Contra Costa Times
September 1, 2015

Blackhawk Homeowners Association bestows Outstanding Citizen award
by Georgia Lambert/Contra Costa Times
August 25, 2015

Free Stuff at “Savings The Souls” Outreach
by Richard Freedman/Times-Herald
August 21, 2015

Sold-Out Author Event Spreads Excitement for Rotary Regatta, Scheduled Aug. 22
by Lou Fancher/Lamorinda Weekly
July 29, 2015

With CalFresh Resources Available, Contra Costa Families Shouldn’t Go Hungry
by Tom Barnidge/Contra Costa Times
July 11, 2015

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Celebrates 40 Years of Nourishment
by Roberta Gonzales/CBS SF Bay Area
May 18, 2015

Rotary Recognizes Four Volunteers as Unsung Heros
by Monica Lander/Contra Costa Times
April 21, 2015

Family Food Sort Teaches Volunteerism
The Vacaville Reporter
April 15, 2015

Vallejo Crop Walk Against Hunger April 25
by Rachel Raskin-Zrihen/Times-Herald News
April 13, 2015

Food Bank Creates New Volunteer Opportunity for Kids
by Amy Maginnis-Honey/The Daily Republic
April 10, 2015

Food Bank Gala at Levi’s Stadium Scores Against Hunger
by Diane Andrews/The Santa Clara Weekly
March 11, 2015

County Food Fight a Success for Food Bank
by Melissa Murphy/The Reporter, Vacaville
March 9, 2015

Food Bank To Benefit From Taste Of Champions Event
by Susan Hiland/Daily Republic
February 23, 2015

Big Ticket
by Sal Pizarro/San Jose Mercury News
February 23, 2015

Taste of Champions: Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Fundraiser Set at Levi’s
by Susan C. Schena/Benicia Patch
February 22, 2015

Donation Supports Produce Distribution
by Faith Barnidge/Contra Costa Times
January 6, 2015

John Muir Health Makes $25K Donation to Local Food Bank
by Susan C. Schena/The Walnut Creek Patch
December 23, 2014

Giving Spirit Unites St. Mary’s, Vacaville Firefighters
by Richard Bammer/The Reporter, Vacaville
December 20, 2014

Season of Sharing Helps Bay Area Food Banks Sustain Those In Need
by Jonathan Kauffman/
December 18, 2014

December 18, 2014:
KPIX 5 CBS San Francisco on-air presentation with Rotary Clubs of Diablo Valley

December 24, 2014:
KPIX 5 CBS San Francisco on-air presentation with Diablo Valley Montessori School

December 16, 2014:
KPIX 5 CBS San Francisco on-air presentation with CSAA Insurance Group

December 23, 2014:
KPIX 5 CBS San Francisco on-air presentation with John Muir Health

Around Danville: Food Drive Nets Bounty, $27,260
by Georgia Lambert/Contra Costa Times
December 16, 2014

Contra Costa Food Banks, Churches, Offer Help For The Holidays
by Trine Gallegos/Contra Costa Times
December 16, 2014

Grateful For Food Drives During The Holidays
by Larry Sly/The Reporter, Vacaville
December 15, 2014

Annual Giving Tree Needs Your Support

by Robin Miller/The Reporter, Vacaville
December 13, 2014

KPIX 5 CBS San Francisco On-Air Presentation
with Forma Gym
December 12, 2014

KPIX 5 CBS San Francisco On-Air Presentation
with Pick-N-Pull
December 10, 2014

KPIX 5 CBS San Francisco On-Air Presentation
with Chevron
December 8, 2014

St. Patrick-St. Vincent Student Body Donates Two Tons Of Food
by John Glidden/Times-Herald
November 26, 2014

Helping The Hungry in Contra Costa County/Radio Free Richmond
November 24, 2014

ABC7, Disney Donates $15,000 to Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano/ABC7 News
November 18, 2014

Big-Rig Stuffed with Turkeys Crashes; Birds Now Headed to Feed Hungry this Thanksgiving
by David DeBolt & Rick Hurd/Contra Costa Times
November 13, 2014

First Solano County Food Day Encourages Healthy Eating
by Irma Widjojo/Times-Herald
October 28, 2014

Ending Hunger Requires a Community Effort
by Larry Sly/The Reporter
September 1, 2014

Alameda County: Number Relying on Food Bank Grows
by Samantha Clark/Contra Costa Times
August 18, 2014

Library Plans ‘Paws to Help’ Event for Pets
by Roni Gehlke/Contra Costa Times
August 12, 2014

Goal Must Always Be to Eliminate Hunger
by Larry Sly/The Reporter
August 4, 2014

‘World Breastfeeding Week’ Events Planned In Contra Costa County
by Susan C. Schena/Lamorinda Patch Lamorinda Patch
July 24, 2014

Guest Commentary: Federal Glover: Teams working to make recommendations for Northern Waterfront Initiative
by Federal Glove/Contra Costa Times Contra Costa Times
July 22, 2014

Larry Sly: Annual Report Change Shows Growth of Food Bank, Local Need
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter
July 15, 2014

Larry Sly: Water Situation Affects Fresh Fruits, Vegetable Availability for Those in Need
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter
July 8, 2014

Fairfield Winery to Host Food Bank Fundraiser
by Catherine Mijs/The Reporter The Reporter
July 2, 2014

Larry Sly: People Are Willing to Help When They Understand the Need

by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter
June 30, 2014

Larry Sly: Provide Incentives, But Let Them Make Their Own Decisions
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter
June 23, 2014

Larry Sly: Outreach Helps Generations Understand the Need to Help
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter
June 2, 2014

Seniors – Pet-food Programs in the Bay Area
by JWeekly

May 29, 2014

Food Bank Program Aims to Introduce Families to Volunteering
by The Reporter

May 26, 2014

Martinez Chamber Joins Forces with Food Bank
By Martinez News-Gazette
May 25, 2014

Food Bank Offers Healthy Food Choices
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter
May 19, 2014

Concord Grants Fund Projects for Homeless, Youth, Seniors
by Lisa P. White/Contra Costa Times Contra Costa Times
May 14, 2014

Larry Sly: Study Pinpoints Areas of Food Insecurity
by Larry Sly/The Reporter The Reporter
May 12, 2014

Laughter Marks Day 1 of Dixon May Fair
by Kimberly K. Fu/The Reporter Times-Herald Online
May 9, 2014

Barnidge: Contra Costa, Solano Counties’ Food Banks Feel Effects of Drought
by Tom Barnidge, Contra Costa Times Columnist, San Jose Mercury News
April 27, 2014

Local Food Providers Look Into Collaboration
by Irma Widjojo, Times-Herald Online
April 20, 2014

Vallejo Summit to Address Food Equity
by Lanz Christian Bañes, Times-Herald Online
April 2, 2014

Comfortable Retirement Becomes Far-fetched Dream for Many
by Tom Vacar, KTVU
March 18, 2014

Contra Costa Oncology Donates $5k to Local Food Bank
by Susan C Schena, Concord Patch
March 18, 2014

Food Bank Needs Helpers
By The Reporter
March 12, 2014

SCC Ceramic Bowls Made to Raise Awareness of Local Hunger
By The Times Herald Online
March 2, 2014

More ‘Working Poor’ Depend on Food Stamps
By Tom Vacar KTVU
January 28, 2014

The New Face of Food Stamps: Working-Age Americans
by Hope Yee, Associated Press
January 26, 2014

John Muir Health Makes $25,000 Donation to Local Food Bank
By Fort Mill Times
December 23, 2013

Warriors Star Stephen Curry to Campaign for Health Care Coverage at Richmond Mall
By Contra Costa Times
December 23, 2013

Food Bank Hands Out Hundreds of Hams to Feed Families Video
By Amy Hollyfield, ABC7 (KGO)
December 18, 2013

Lindsay Brand Launches Holiday Donation Campaign
By Long Island Newsday
December 9, 2013

Pinole-Hercules: WestCAT’s Stuff-a-Bus Seeks Donations in Concert with CHP Dec. 12 and Dec. 20
By Tom Lochner, Contra Costa Times
December 6, 2013

Bay Area Food Banks Need Help Ahead of Holiday
By Kevin Fagan, SF Gate
November 21, 2013

Synagogues Aim to Raise Money for Bay Area Food Banks
November 14, 2013

Contra Costa Volunteer Fruit Pickers Come to the Rescue
By Lou Fancher, Contra Costa Times
November 11, 2013

School Notes: Turkey Trot to benefit Walnut Creek schools
By Elisabeth Nardi, Contra Costa Times
October 23, 2013

Concord High School Students Repurpose Halloween To Help Local Families
By Vanessa Castañeda, Concord Patch
October 22, 2013

New Group Delivers Excess Food to Those in Need Across Contra Costa County
By Elisabeth Nardi, Contra Costa Times
October 3, 2013

76th Annual Walnut Festival
September 19, 2013

Percentage of ‘Food Insecure’ Households High, but Steady
By Sarah Rohrs, Times-Herald
September 7, 2013

Food Bank in Need of More Volunteers
By The Reporter
September 1, 2013

Volunteers keep local food bank running smoothly
By Kimberly K. Fu, The Reporter
August 15, 2013

Danville Food Bank Nursery to Open June 1
By Beth Jensen, Contra Costa Times
May 23, 2013

Growing Veggies for Good
By Jessica Lipsky, San Ramon Express
March 12, 2013

Mobile Food Pantry a Blessing for Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
By Kimberly K. Fu, Vacaville Reporter
February 6, 2013

NICE! John Muir Health Makes $25,000 Donation to Local Food Bank
December 21, 2012

Share the Spirit: Families Receive Gifts from Caring Holiday Helpers 
By Jennifer Modenessi, Contra Costa Times
December 20, 2012

A’s Community Fund Hard at Work for Charity
By Pete Holby, SB Nation
December 15, 2012

A’s, Oakland Zoo Team Up for Annual Holiday Party
December 14, 2012

Oakland A’s collect food items for Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
By Contra Costa Times
December 13, 2012

Cook, Doolittle  Help With Food Collection
By Susan Slusser, SF Gate
December 13, 2012

Can Contra Costa County Raise More Money for the Hungry Than Solano?
By Cody Kitaura, Pinole-Hercules Patch
December 13, 2012

A la Carte: Freebirds in Walnut Creek, Zachary’s in Pleasant Hill
By Jackie Burrell, Tri-Valley Times
December 12, 2012

Weekly Dish: Mangia Mi Comes to Pleasanton
By Ethan Fletcher, Diablo Magazine
December 12, 2012

Give Concord For Christmas

By Emily Henry, Concord Patch
December 11, 2012

Food Bank of Solano and Contra Costa County Receives $6,000 Donation
By The Reporter
December 7, 2012

How to Help the Homeless This Winter
By Emily Henry, Walnut Creek Patch
December 7, 2012

Blackhawk Golf Group Helps Wounded Vets
By Georgia Lambert, Tri-Valley Times
December 6, 2012

County Connection Food Drive Ends Thursday
By Jessica Lipsky, San Ramon Express
December 5, 2012

Coldwell Banker Collect Toys, Coats During Holidays
By Khalida Sarwari, San Jose Mercury News
December 3, 2012

Feeding The Hungry In Solano And Contra Costa Counties
December 3, 2012

Synagogues Out to Raise Big Money for Food Banks
November 29, 2012

Turkey Trot: 6000 Runners Hit The Road
By David Mills, Lamorinda Patch
November 22, 2012

Friendly ‘Food Fight’ Challenge Issued for Solano and Contra Costa Counties
By Melissa Murphy, Vacaville Reporter
November 20, 2012

Travis Credit Union Joins Holiday Efforts
By Vacaville Reporter
November 10, 2012

‘Scouting for Food’ Drive in Central Contra Costa County Begins Saturday
By Contra Costa Times
November 7, 2012

Collect Nutritious Nonperishable Food Now for Rossmoor Food Drive
By Maureen O’Rourke, Roosmoor News
November 7, 2012

De La Salle Sends 3,000 Boxes of Cereal to Families in Need
By Emily Henry, Concord Patch
November 5, 2012

Vallejo High, Food Bank Launch Campus Pantry
By Vacaville Reporter
November 1, 2012

Concord High Students to Trick-or-Treat for Donations to the Food Bank
By Emily Henry, Concord Patch
October 31, 2012

Farm 2 Kids Brings Free Produce to Schools
By Heather Ah San, Daily Republic
October 3, 2012

One Bank You Can Love
By 86 Degrees Magazine
September/October Issue

Lack of USDA Shipments Hurts Bay Area Food Banks
By Lanz Christian Bañes, Vallejo Times-Herald
September 28, 2012

Meet the New Neighbor: Hunger
By Emily Henry, Concord Patch
September 21, 2012

New Data Shows that Hunger Locally, Nationally Continues in Recession
By Sarah Rohrs, Vallejo Times Herald
September 11, 2012

Free Food Trucks to Areas in Need
Newsletter article – Food, Nutrition & Science from the Lempert Report
August 27, 2012

Food Bank ‘Speaks Out’ Against Hunger
Clayton Pioneer
August 13, 2012

Produce for the Hungry Gleaned from Danville Yards
By Erin Ivie, Contra Costa Times
August 2, 2012

Summit Brings Community Advocates Together
By Heather Ishimaru, ABC7 News
July 31, 2012

Food Truck Trend Reaches All
By Greta Mart, Martinez News Gazette
July 15, 2012

Study: Nearly 4 million Californians cannot afford enough food News Report Video
By Joanna Lin, California Watch
July 12, 2012

Donations for Basic Necessities — Food, Shelter, Giving Blood –Way Down in Summer
By Jennifer Shaw, Contra Costa Times
July 11, 2012

Locals Struggle to Feed Families
By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Times-Herald, Vallejo
July 11, 2012

Thousands More in Solano, Napa Counties Are Turning to Food Banks
By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Times-Herald, Solano and Napa
July 11, 2012

Strengthen, Protect Anti-Hunger Programs
Editorial By Larry Sly, Vacaville Reporter
July 8, 2012

Your Turn: Congress Cannot Allow Anti-Hunger Programs to be Cut
Editorial By: Larry Sly, Contra Costa Times
July 7, 2012 (updated 7/31/2012)