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.
By Phil Catalfo Over the last two months, a small cadre of volunteers has fanned out across Berkeley to enroll their neighbors in an effort to support the work of the Berkeley Food Pantry and help feed hungry families in our community. Since 1969, the Pantry, a project of the Berkeley Friends Church, has been […]
Food writer Sarah Henry reviews the year in all things edible in Berkeley.
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 high with donations to the Berkeley Food Pantry one block away at the Berkeley Friends Church on Sacramento […]
Berkeley Food Pantry, which supplies emergency groceries to hundreds of hungry people, is in dire needs of funds.