For those who are healthy and want to do hands-on work, there are plenty of opportunities. Most organizations are also in need of funding to serve people during this health crisis, so give as generously as you are able.
Help to prepare and distribute sack lunches at St. Vincent de Paul, or donate so they can serve even more.
Help out in East Oakland with Feed the Hood.
Refer someone else for CalFresh
Finds many ways to help out with Bay Area pandemic responses at Rooted in Resilience
Eat Real’s campaign to provide weekend school lunches and other emergency food services
The Spiral Gardens Community Food Security Project welcomes volunteers by appointment as well as donations.
The Gill Tract Community Farm has launched a fundraising effort to increase food production and distribution to low-income, at-risk community members.
The Mandela Grocery worker-owned cooperative offers a pay-it-forward Karma Jar, with donations used to help those in need buy groceries.