Category Archives: Poverty and Hunger

Ecumenical Hunger Program

The Ecumenical Hunger Program (EHP), a 35 year old, private, non-profit, community-based organization located in East Palo Alto provides emergency food, clothing, case management, and household essentials to families in need in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Palo Alto. …
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Alameda Backyard Growers (ABG)

Alameda Backyard Growers (ABG) is a community-wide network of gardeners in Alameda, California. We grow food in our own yards and donate extra fruit and vegetables to the Alameda Food Bank. In the process, we get to know our neighbors, …
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Trinity Center Walnut Creek

Trinity Center offers a Safety Net of Basic Human Services, including: Food, breakfast & hot lunch Showers & Laundry Clothing Mail and Telephone Access Referral Services Help with benefit applications Community Trinity Center serves people who are homeless and those …
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Feeding Forward

Here at Feeding Forward, we are working together to redirect local food waste to our community’s non-profit organizations and would love for you to join us! Whenever there is a large quantity of food on the verge of being thrown …
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Self-Sustaining Communities

This organization operates primarily, but not exclusively, in Richmond, CA. Materials are provided to low income environments to create urban farms by the community including beehives, fruit trees, aquaponics, rainwater harvesting, chickens, rabbits, and more. Additionally, over 10,000 fruit, nut …
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Bay Area Christian Church Community

BACC Community combines the resources of several established community service groups with the local support of BACC members to create a community of active and inspired volunteers. We specialize in helping children with special needs, and are expanding to meet …
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Fresh Approach

The mission of Fresh Approach is to encourage healthier children, families and communities through community education, innovative programming and novel partnerships that promote a stronger local food system and better-informed choices about food and nutrition. Founded in 2008, Fresh Approach …
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The Carousel Fund

The Carousel Fund is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to raising and distributing funds for Petaluma families with children who suffer from life-threatening illnesses.