Alameda Food Bank

How Food Banks Help Address California’s Biggest Problems

Apr 14,2022

If you ask most Californians to name the state’s biggest problems, climate change and homelessness are bound to make the list. Food insecurity probably wouldn’t, but while addressing this issue, the state’s food banks are helping solve higher profile problems in our state.

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Courtesy Photo &nbsp&nbsp Volunteers load food into a car at the drive-through food bank.

Food Bank to Remain at Alameda Point

Sep 03,2020

What was supposed to be a temporary relocation of the Alameda Food Bank (AFB) has moved its operations to its warehouse on Alameda Point is looking like a much longer-term arrangement.

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Government Must Retain Compassion

Dec 20,2019

The federal government is preparing a lump of coal for the stockings of more than 3.7 million people nationwide in the form of a reduction in food stamp benefits.

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Food Bank’s Mobile Unit Delivers

Oct 31,2019

The Alameda Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry makes monthly visits to Esperanza Apartments, a subsidized housing facility operated by the Alameda Housing Authority.

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People Left Behind Need Helping Hand

Apr 04,2019

It’s the best of times and the worst of times on our little Island.

The Bay Area economy is booming, but the benefits are not reaching everyone. In fact, the dramatic recovery from the Great Recession has actually made economic inequality worse.

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Food Bank Helps Federal Employees

Jan 08,2019


Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and other federal employees who live in Alameda can get help from the Alameda Food Bank while the government is withholding their paychecks during the shutdown.

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