It’s easy to take fresh summer fruit for granted. Many of us go to the grocery store or farmers’ market and place our seasonal favorites into the basket without giving it much thought. This is not everybody’s reality, which is why the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano works hard to provide healthy food… Read More »
The folks at Red Nose Day (RND) recently reached out to the Food Bank and asked us to speak to a classroom of third graders in Brentwood. They told us how Gabriel, a student at Krey Elementary, was the winner of their national contest challenging students to come up with ways they could help children… Read More »
In a historic budget agreement signed by the Governor on June 27th, the state of California is finally easing hunger for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients. This 2018-19 budget deal will allow Californians on SSI to qualify for CalFresh nutrition assistance beginning in mid-2019. SSI is a safety net program that provides a minimal basic… Read More »
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