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Scouting for Food 2022

Thank you for supporting  Golden Gate Area Council’s Scouting for Food program! 
To date we have collected 159,980 pounds of food with two districts still to report.

Alameda County

Alameda, Mission Peak, Peralta, Tres Ranchos and Twin Valley Districts

Alameda

  • Christian Reformed Church, 2914 Encinal Ave, Alameda CA 94501—Site Manager:
  • Waters Edge Lodge, 801 Island Drive, Alameda, CA 94501
  • First Presbyterian Church, 2001 Sanata Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Berkeley

  • Saint Mary Magdalen Church/School 2005 Berryman St, Berkeley CA 94709 – Site Manager: Dave Shaw (650) 438-9805

Castro Valley 

  • Rite-Aid 3848 Castro Valley Blvd, Castro Valley Ca 94546 

Fremont

  • Holy Spirit Church, 37588 Fremont Blvd, Fremont CA 94536 — Site Manager: Don Uriu (510) 364-9984

Livermore

  • Lucky Supermarket, 2000 Portola Boulevard, Livermore Site Manager: Terri Dyson (925) 449-3604

Oakland

  • Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, 2900 Broadway, Oakland (Parking Lot) — Site Manager: Stephen Rodriguez, (925) 462-1919

Pinole

  • St. Joseph’s Church, 837 Tennent Ave, Pinole, CA 94564

Pleasanton

  • Walmart Shopping Center, 4501 Rosewood Drive, Pleasanton (Parking Lot) — Site Manager: Andrew Evans (916) 704-2383

Contra Costa County

Briones, Diablo Sunrise, Herms, Meridian, and Muir Districts.

Antioch

  • LDS Church, 3015 Rio Grande Drive, Antioch, CA 94509

Brentwood

  • Brentwood Muslim Community Center, 7701 Lone Tree Way, Brentwood, CA 94513

Concord

  • Contra Costa Food Bank,4010 Nelson Ave, Concord CA 94520 

Moraga

  • St. Monica’s Catholic Church, 1001 Camino Pablo, Moraga CA 94556 

Pinole

  • Joseph’s Church 837 Tennent Ave, Pinole CA 94564

Pleasant Hill

  • St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1601 Mary Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

San Ramon 

  • Bishop Ranch, 2700 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 95451

Lake County

Lake District

Lakeport

  • United Christian Parish Pantry, 745 N Brush St, Lakeport CA 95453 – Site Manager: (707) 263-4788 (Tu-Thurs)

Kelseyville

  • Galilee Lutheran Church, 8860 Soda Bay Road, Kelseyville CA 95451 – Site Manager: (707) 279-4832 

Middletown 

  • United Methodist Church, 15833 Armstrong St, Middletown CA 95461 – Site Manager: (707) 987-3379 

Napa County

Silverado District

American Canyon

  • American Canyon Emergency Food Pantry, 4225 Broadway, Ste P, American Canyon CA 94503

Calistoga

  • Calistoga Food Pantry, Napa Fairgrounds, 1435 N. Oak St, Calistoga CA 94515

Napa

  • Napa Food Bank, 1766 Industrial Way, Napa CA 94558

St. Helena

  • St Helena Pantry, 1777 Main St, St Helena, 

San Francisco County

Golden Gate District

San Francisco

  • San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, 900 Pennsylvania St, San Francisco CA 94107—Site Manager: Tony Verreos (415) 467-9600

 

Solano County

Chief Solano and Silverado Districts

Benicia

  • Benicia Yacht Club, 400 E Second Street, Benicia, CA  94510

Fairfield

  • Food Bank of Contra Costa  and Solano, 2370 N Watney Way, Fairfield CA 94533 

Vallejo

  • Veteran’s Hall, 420 Admiral Callaghan Ln, Vallejo CA 94591, 

 

How to verify an out of Council Merit Badge Counselor.

First, try to connect the Scout and counselor in Scoutbook. If that is successful, the counselor is registered and qualified. If unsuccessful, go to the counselor’s home council and search for their Advancement Administrators. Most will have an email address for either the Council Advancement Committee or Professional Advisor. Send an email asking if the counselor has been registered and qualified for the merit badge(s) in question and the status of their Youth Protection Training. Ask California councils if the counselor has completed AB506 training and LiveScan. The unit leader’s “blue card” signature verifies their counselor credentials verification.

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