The grant will allow the organizations to expand distribution sites and help fulfill increased need for food-insecure residents during the pandemic.
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.
In order to maintain social distancing, many food banks are handing out prepackaged containers of food.
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.
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.
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.