Please note that all contributions to the Alameda
Food Bank are Tax Deductable.
Donations can be made on-line using your credit card. Please click on the following link:
Network for Good provides a safe, secure way to make on-line donations. In order for the full amount of your donation to be credited to the Alameda Food Bank, Network for Good absorbs all of the processing and bank transaction fees. To help offset these costs, Network for Good requires all donors using their service to donate an additional five percent.
Donors who would like to remember the Alameda Food Bank in their estates automatically become members of our Legacy Circle. If you would like to learn more about our Legacy Circle and the many ways non-profits can be recognized, please click here.
The Food Bank accepts donations of canned and other non-perishable
foods in unopened containers. We also accept limited quantities
of perishable items like fresh produce, meats, dairy products, etc.
If you would like to make a food donation, please stop by the Food
Bank (1900 Thau Way, click here for a map) during normal business hours to drop off your items. We can accept donations regularly on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 a m to 5:00 pm . Tuesday from 10:30am to 6:30 pm, Thursday from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm and the 2nd and 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:30am to 1:30 pm. (Closed on holidays such as 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc.)
Pick-up arrangements can be made for larger donations by calling
the Food Bank at 510-523 5850.
A record number of clients has resulted in the depletion of our food inventories. Below is a list of key food items that we need to ensure a healthy, balanced food package for our
|Chili With Beef
||1 lb. packages
Additional Food Donation Locations (Non-perishable, non-refrigerated, no glass please- Any fresh, cold or fragile donations should be made to the food bank directly.)
1) Alameda Marketplace 1650 Park St. (corner of Buena Vista)
Mon-Sat 9-8, Sun 9-7 See Red Barrel near parking lot entrance
2) Alameda Municipal Power, 2000 Grand St (corner of Clement)
Mon- Fri 9-5 See Red Barrel in lobby
3) Alameda Free Library main branch,1550 Oak St. (Corner of Lincoln and Oak)
Mon 12pm - 8pm, Tues - Thurs 10am - 8pm, Fri - Sat 10am - 5pm, Sun 1pm - 5pm
4) Color Me Mine , 2205 South Shore Center, Alameda Town Center,
Mon-Sat 10am to 9pm, Sunday 11am-6pm
5) Bank of Alameda, Park Street Branch, 1416 Park Street, Mon-Thur 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-6pm
6) Gallagher & Lindsey REALTORS,
2424 Central Avenue, Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm,
Sun 9am - 2pm.
7) Bay Farm Community Church, 3189 Mecartney Road, Mon-Fri. 9am - 4pm, holidays excluded. www.bayfarmchurch.org,
Financial donations are used to purchase approximately 50% of the
food distributed by the Food Bank. We receive many food items
through "in-kind" donations, yet we must augment these
donations with purchased items to provide a nutritionally balanced
food basket. Thus, financial contributions to the Food Bank
are equally as important as the food donations that support our
If you prefer not to use the on-line donation link above, donations can be mailed to us. Make checks out to the Alameda Food Bank. Our mailing address is as follows:
Alameda Food Bank
P.O. Box 2167
Alameda, CA 94501
Donations may be easily arranged through the United Way as a payroll
deduction dedicated to the Alameda Food Bank. Call the
Area United Way at (415) 772-4300.