Berkeley and Alameda County food providers are worried about donations and volunteering shriveling as more people view the pandemic as having ended.
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.
The pantry, launched during the tumultuous spring of 1969, feeds 1,700 people a month and gives away 180,000 pounds of food a year.
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.
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 […]
Food writer Sarah Henry reviews the year in all things edible in Berkeley.
Jefferson School kindergarteners roll their red wagons one block to the Berkeley food pantry. Photos: Masahisa Handa Today at lunchtime kindergarteners at Jefferson Elementary School took part in a Berkeley Thanksgiving tradition that is believed to date back at least 25 years. The children set out from their school and rolled ten little red wagons piled […]
Berkeley Food Pantry, which supplies emergency groceries to hundreds of hungry people, is in dire needs of funds.