Kids Stuff

Toy Drop off Locations Open Now

Nov 28,2019
Donation bins are now ready for the 2019 Alameda Firefighters Toy Program, which ensures all low-income Alameda families who sign up at the Alameda Food Bank receive age-appropriate holiday toys for their children up to age 12 and gift cards for their youth ages 13 to 17.
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‘Scouting for Food’ Finds Tons of Generosity

Nov 21,2019

The annual “food-raising” event sponsored by the Alameda Council — Boy Scouts of America to benefit the Alameda Food Bank (AFB) “Scouting for Food,” took place last weekend and saw an impressive outpouring of community giving.

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Scouting for Food Starts this Saturday

Nov 14,2019

Alameda Scouts like Hayley (left) and Austin Britton fanned out across the Island last Saturday to leave doorhangers about the annual Scouting for Food drive. The Scouts will pick up donations of canned goods, pasta, cereal and other non-perishable foods this Saturday, Nov.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Top row, left to right, Zoey Ericson as Marmee and Bonita Pinales as Aunt March; bottom row, left to right, Addie Wade as Meg March, Emily Price as Jo March and Catie Price as Beth March perform this weekend in the Encinal High School production of Little Women.

Little Women to Grace Encinal Stage

Nov 07,2019

This Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8 and 9, and next Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m. Encinal Junior-Senior High School students will present Louisa Mae Alcott’s classic Little Women.

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‘Butterfly Effect’ Rally Slated

Nov 07,2019

“The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful” (“Students’ Butterflies to Visit Nation’s Capitol,” Oct. 24); a project started in part by Alamedan Kaia Marbin, 11, will host a rally in solidarity with 15,000 detained migrant children on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 3 to 4 p.m.

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Parents Approach Council on School Zone Safety

Nov 07,2019

After the Alameda Sun went to press Tuesday, parents rallied at City Hall drawing attention to that, according to the group, since the start of the school year on Aug. 19, five children have been hit by cars on their way to school in Alameda.

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Dennis Evanosky &nbsp&nbsp Students from Temple Israel’s Hebrew School and their families helped load a truck from the Alameda Food Bank last Sunday, Oct. 27.

Children Contribute to Temple’s Food Drive

Oct 31,2019

Children from Temple Israel’s Hebrew School helped out on Sunday, Oct. 27, at a loading party to help fill an Alameda Food Bank truck with more than 225 bags of groceries. The congregation donated the groceries during the temple’s High Holy Days food drive.

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