For the last 24 years, Diablo Valley Montessori School (DVMS) in Lafayette has held an annual Coin Drive, benefitting the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano for the holiday season. A preschool serving young children through Pre-K, DVMS believes that you are never too young to help someone in need. “This is not… Read More »
From Food Bank Board Chair Dear Food Bank friends, I am delighted to announce the selection of Joel Sjostrom as our new President and CEO. We conducted an extensive nationwide search, and are so pleased that a person with Joel’s breadth and depth of experience will be joining us to lead the Food Bank of… Read More »
The USDA’s newest cut to CalFresh will increase hunger in Contra Costa and Solano Counties Today, the federal government published a final rule that will significantly cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps and known as CalFresh in California). The rule imposes harsh time limitations for adults without dependents – impacting some… Read More »
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