Hours Volunteered | in 2022


Lbs. of Food Distributed | in 2022


Distribution Sites | in 2022

Our Goal

To create a Berkeley and Albany where no one goes hungry. Using an innovative, community-centered approach to food sourcing and distribution, we are providing easy and convenient access to healthy, high-quality free food for people who need it.

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BFN Volunteers Create A Culture of Dignity

Food is a universal need, and everyone has a right to it. Not only is food necessary for optimal hea... read more

Shifting Language and Power Dynamics

We're adopting a new term to describe people using our pantry services. Read on to learn more. BFN i... read more

Caring for Food is Caring for Community

BFN refines food sourcing and food safety standards to uphold the dignity of our members and partner... read more