34,000 eggs donated to Alameda County Food Bank

March 22, 2012 4:32:26 PM PDT
There was a lot of egg-citement at the Alameda County Food Bank Thursday morning.

The non-profit received boxes and boxes containing over 34,000 eggs at its warehouse in Oakland. They were donated by NuCal Foods, a California farm cooperative.

It's part of a nationwide campaign to give 10 million eggs to food banks across the country.

One in six families in Alameda County depends on the food bank, and officials say eggs are an excellent source of protein.