(If we missed any sources, please post the information in the comments. A general place to start getting help for all sorts of needs is by dialing 211 -- a gateway phone number for social service help.)
Alameda County Food Bank 7900 Edgewater DriveOakland, CA 94621 1-800-870-3663510-635-3663 Thanksgiving Basket registration starts Nov. 1stChristmas Basket registration starts Dec. 1st.
DAVIS STREET COMMUNITY CENTER3081 Teagarden St., San Leandro, CA 510-635-8200 Christmas Baskets: Registration 11/2-11/29. Call for more infoResidents of San Leandro, San Lorenzo, and Castro Valley only.Must provide proof of income, verification of residence, ID, immunization cards, social security, or Medi-Cal cards for all children
FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH20080 Redwood Rd, Castro Valley, CA 510-582-0818 Thanksgiving Baskets: Sign up Thursday November 4th and Thursday November 11th between 7pm-8pm at the food pantry. Distribution November 20th.
SALVATION ARMY- HAYWARD 510-581-6444 Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets: Registration Saturday Nov. 13th between 9am-2 pm. Need ID, proof of income, and PG&E bill. Thanksgiving Dinner: Thursday November 25th, 11AM-1PM at 4 different locations 7th STEP FOUNDATION 475 Medford Ave., Hayward, CA 510-278-0230