There are 24,000 people in Berkeley who are "food insecure." With the increased space, BFN hopes to reach many of them.
This network of more than 40 organizations and individuals finds efficient ways to redistribute food to low-income residents of Berkeley, but it needs an HQ.
Here's a list of East Bay restaurants, bars and food businesses collecting donations, raising money or sending supplies for North Bay relief efforts.
Andre Green, food services coordinator for Berkeley's Food & Housing Project, talks about serving Thanksgiving to the homeless, cooking from the heart, and why he cares.
Berkeley Food Pantry, which supplies emergency groceries to hundreds of hungry people, is in dire needs of funds.