Berkeley and Alameda County food providers are worried about donations and volunteering shriveling as more people view the pandemic as having ended.
Alameda County Community Food Bank
‘Game-changing’ $600,000 grant from Bayer Fund will support Berkeley Food Network, Alameda County Community Food Bank
The grant will allow the organizations to expand distribution sites and help fulfill increased need for food-insecure residents during the pandemic.
Where to get free and low-cost food during the coronavirus crisis
A food resource guide for the East Bay’s vulnerable communities in need, including elderly, immunocompromised and food-insecure individuals, children and families, health care and essential food workers.
Food pantries rally to help those made food insecure by COVID-19
In order to maintain social distancing, many food banks are handing out prepackaged containers of food.
New warehouse for Berkeley Food Network will help it deliver food to the hungry
There are 24,000 people in Berkeley who are “food insecure.” With the increased space, BFN hopes to reach many of them.
Berkeley Food Network fills the gaps for nonprofits working to end food insecurity
This network of more than 40 organizations and individuals finds efficient ways to redistribute food to low-income residents of Berkeley, but it needs an HQ.
Join Berkeleyside, guests, Dec. 15 at Spats for holiday drinks to benefit Alameda Food Bank, BOSS
Spats is at 1974 Shattuck Ave. in downtown Berkeley For the second year running, Berkeleyside is hosting holiday drinks at Spats in downtown Berkeley — Thursday, Dec. 15, 6-9 p.m. — to bring our community together and raise money for the Alameda County Community Food Bank. (We’re also collecting new socks for BOSS — see below for details.) Berkeleyside […]
Berkeleyside readers raise nearly $3,000 for food bank
Behind the bar at Spats at Berkeleyside’s 2015 Holiday Party (l to r): Lance Knobel, Kelsey Itämeri and Garrett Carney. Photo: Tracey Taylor Behind the bar at Spats at Berkeleyside’s 2015 Holiday Party (l to r): Lance Knobel, Kelsey Itämeri and Garrett Carney. Photo: Tracey Taylor Thanks to the generosity of the Berkeleyside community, our […]
Reminder: Berkeleyside Holiday Party, Thursday, Dec. 17
Mark your calendars, if you haven’t already: Thursday, Dec. 17, 6-9 p.m., Berkeleyside is throwing a holiday get-together at Spats on Shattuck Avenue. All tips from the evening — as well as proceeds from a raffle with enticing prizes — will go to the Alameda County Community Food Bank. The raffle prizes include: two tickets to see Alvin Ailey American Dancer […]
Join Berkeleyside for holiday drinks, benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank
There seems to be no slowing of news in Berkeley as we head into the holiday season, but Berkeleyside is carving out 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 17, to hold a holiday get-together for our readers and friends at Spats on Shattuck Avenue. But it’s not just about enjoying ourselves. All tips from the evening — […]
How to give more than thanks over the holidays
Thanksgiving is all about food and giving thanks. It’s also about remembering the many people who do not have enough food. Here’s a round-up of ways you can help others locally this holiday season.
Neighborhood project collects food for the hungry
The Berkeley Neighborhood Food Project works on a simple premise: people buy one extra non-perishable item each time they go to the store and place it in a bright green bag for bi-monthly pick up. Here, Phil Catalfo’s trunk is filled with empty and full bags. Photo: Don Prichard The Berkeley Neighborhood Food Project works […]