A food bank in Oakland named after Mother Mary Ann Wright. They have food line from 1:30 to 2:30, every day. Pick up on Market St. side.
Mother Mary Ann Wright started by feeding people in need one meal a week. With lots of work, and support from local grocers, churches, and community groups, it eventually grew into the Mother Mary Ann Wright Foundation, which feeds more than 450 people a day. 1
1112 26th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
In addition to people in Oakland, the foundation has helped people in Vietnam and Russia, and built a school in Kenya. 2
Links and References
- Mother Wright on Wikipedia
- Mother Wright, 'angel to the hungry,' dies at 87 Oakland Tribune May 8, 2009