David Arquette, Laila Ali, Nomar Garciaparra, Jay Bilas and Spencer Day Volunteer!

Today our Youth with a Mission grocery pantry was all abuzz. The tables were set up with a big selection of beautiful produce, and slightly nervous volunteers were at the ready…

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The big difference from a normal Thursday? Today some celebrities who care deeply about hunger were turning out to call attention to the important work SF Food Bank does – and to help distribute food…

TV and film star David Arquette; boxer and “Dancing with the Stars” alum Laila Ali; Oakland A’s player Nomar Garciapara; ESPN anchor Jay Bilas; and singer Spencer Day all pitched in at the Tenderloin-based pantry…

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But they weren’t alone. A flock of TV news cameras and reporters were there to cover the story, shedding light on the great work our Programs staff and volunteers (all superstars themselves!) do every day.

Many thanks to international nonprofit ONEXONE and the national organization of food banks, Feeding America, which organized the event. The heads of those two organizations, Joey Adler and Vicki Escarra, volunteered today as well.

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