Food and Meals
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Alameda County

Alameda Food Pantry
-Low cost/free food for City of Alameda residents who are members of the food pantry.
-To become a member, drop in at 1900 Thau Way, Alameda, CA 94501 on one of their food pick-up days: M, W, F 1pm-4pm; T: 4:30-6:30pm; second, third, and fourth Saturdays: 11am - 1pm
-bring a picture ID and proof of Alameda residency.
-Once you are a member, food pickups are available at other locations
-Call 510-523-5850 for more information

Bay Area Rescue Mission, Richmond
- Dinner every night at 7pm, but must attend chapel first

Berkeley Food Pantry!need-food/c17wr
- ADDRESS: 1600 Sacramento St. Berkeley, CA at the Berkeley Friends Church
- SERVICES: provides emergency groceries for residents of Albany and Berkeley in need. food provided once a month per client. amount of services depends on family size, but website says food will be enough for 3 days or 9 meals per person.
- ELIGIBILITY: Must be a Berkeley or Albany resident. Proof of residency (mail, lease, other documentation) is required on first visit. Photo ID required on each visit.
- ACCESSIBILITY: wheelchair accessible
- DIRECTIONS: AC transit line 52 takes directly in front of building. The pantry is also 3 blocks from North Berkeley Bart.
- OTHER NOTES: Clients should bring their own bags.

East Bay Food Not Bombs
- Free meals at 3 PM.
- People's Park. 2556 Haste St, Berkeley, CA 94704.

Quarter Meals/Community Meal Program
- Free meals on a first-come, first-serve basis. Vegetarian meals always available.
- Lutheran Church of the Cross. 1744 University Ave. Berkeley, CA 94703 (It is located 1.2 miles from BFC)
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: Doors open at 3:30. Food is served at 3:35 PM. Doors close at 5:00 PM.
- Wednesday: Doors open at 4:00 PM. Food is served at 5:00 PM. Doors close at 6:00 PM.

Suitcase Clinic Youth Clinic
- Free drop-in meals from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM on Mondays, dinner is at 7:30 PM.
- St. Mark's Episcopal Church. 2300 Bancroft Way at Ellsworth Street Berkeley, CA 94704-1604
- Anyone under 25 years old. (should verify that certain meals still exist before referring)

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