Anyone who has ever attended an Empty Bowls in the last 10 years can tell you that selecting the perfect keepsake bowl is like a mini treasure hunt. Ever wondered who is making these beautiful hand-crafted bowls? This year alone, we have had over 600 bowls donated to us by a generous mix of local… Read More »
CONCORD, September 23, 2018 — The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano strongly opposes the proposed public charge rule announced this weekend by the Department of Homeland Security. This proposal would make it extremely difficult for many immigrants to come to the U.S. or receive green cards if they are determined likely to become a “public charge,”… Read More »
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It’s no easy task distributing 22 MILLION pounds of food a year, which is why we have developed partnerships with 180 nonprofit organizations serving our community. One such agency partner is Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa. We have been collaborating with Loaves and Fishes since they opened up their doors in the early 1980’s.… Read More »