We can’t achieve our mission of ending hunger in San Francisco and Marin without pushing to change the systems and structures that created the hunger crisis in the first place.
We are committed to advocating for just, equitable public policies that address the root causes of hunger and strengthen the social safety net.
Funding for the Pandemic-EBT program to feed kids during Covid-19
Seniors on SSI connected to CalFresh thanks to advocacy to expand eligibility
To fund Basic Needs Centers for college students
Working in coalition with partners locally and nationally, we have already achieved some big
wins in the fight to end hunger.
Our advocacy efforts secured $300M in the CA state budget for emergency food and capacity enhancements to improve infrastructure and disaster resilience
We joined partners statewide to pass a first-in-the-nation Universal School Meals Program to provide free breakfast and lunch to all K-12 public school students
As members of the SF Food Security Task Force, we lobbied for the creation of a citywide report to hold government agencies accountable for ending food insecurity and ensuring health equity
Food banks alone can’t end hunger. Join us in raising your voice to ensure all
our neighbors are nourished.
We are looking for community members to join our Food Policy Advocacy Coalition. Through this coalition, we are shifting power from the Food Bank to the people we serve by ensuring your voices are part of the decision-making process of advancing policy campaigns that impact you lives and communities. You have the power to make changes in your community!
Sign up for Policy Action Alerts to stay up to date with timely actions you can
take to support our advocacy in San Francisco, Marin, and across California.
Many of the policies and programs that help feed our neighbors start in Washington, DC. Raise your voice to amplify our federal nutrition priorities.
Our work to end hunger is rooted in partnerships and coalitions. Our collective power can
bring the transformational change we envision.
We are a group of advocates committed to ending hunger in California. We are united in our belief that access to adequate, nutritious and safe food is a fundamental human right.Learn more
Organizations working to advance, protect and defend access to health care, nutrition programs, public services and economic support for immigrants and their families at the local, state and federal levelLearn more
Nourish California advocates for smart, progressive policy solutions that promote fundamental human rights, dignity, and justice through increased food access.Learn more
Californians for SSI (CA4SSI) is a statewide coalition of over 200 organizations across the aging, disability rights, housing and homeless, anti-hunger, and anti-poverty sectors working to ensure our most vulnerable neighbors can live their lives in dignity.Learn more
A coalition of 50+ organizations representing education, health, agriculture, and food banks. We work together to ensure that free school food is the best it can be for our students, economy, and planet.Learn more
If you represent a community-based organization interested in joining our policy work, please
reach out to our team at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more on hunger, research, and how to join the movement, check out our Resources
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