Berkeley and Alameda County food providers are worried about donations and volunteering shriveling as more people view the pandemic as having ended.
Berkeley Food Network
‘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.
Worried about food during the COVID-19 crisis? Berkeley Unified, local pantries offer free meals
BUSD meals are available to anyone 18 or younger. Other groups are working to feed adults.
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 emergency shelter finally lands in a longer term spot
Fifty-two homeless people settled into their new bunk beds in the Veterans Building on Monday night.
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.