Berkeley and Alameda County food providers are worried about donations and volunteering shriveling as more people view the pandemic as having ended.
The grant will allow the organizations to expand distribution sites and help fulfill increased need for food-insecure residents during the pandemic.
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.
In order to maintain social distancing, many food banks are handing out prepackaged containers of food.
BUSD meals are available to anyone 18 or younger. Other groups are working to feed adults.
There are 24,000 people in Berkeley who are “food insecure.” With the increased space, BFN hopes to reach many of them.
Fifty-two homeless people settled into their new bunk beds in the Veterans Building on Monday night.
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.