211 SAN DIEGO – VISIT SITE

211 San Diego is a social services network, connecting San Diegans with local programs and resources including healthcare, utility and rental assistance, food distributions, disaster information, and more. Their network includes over 2000 health and human services partners. 211 San Diego is available by telephone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Assistance is available in more than 150 languages and can also be accessed through their website.

SAN DIEGO HUNGER COALITION – VISIT SITE

The Hunger Coalition actively promotes participation in federal assistance programs, especially CalFresh (formerly food stamps). Staff members also work hard to advocate for hunger relief and nutrition policies at national, state, and local levels. They collaborate with a network of community based organizations to achieve their hunger relief goals.

NETWORK FOR A HEALTHY CALIFORNIA – VISIT SITE

Network for a Healthy California promotes healthy lifestyles through community outreach and nutrition education. Their strong focus is on improving health within low income families.

NUTRITION.GOV – VISIT SITE

The Hunger Coalition actively promotes participation in federal assistance programs, especially CalFresh (formerly food stamps). Staff members also work hard to advocate for hunger relief and nutrition policies at national, state, and local levels. They collaborate with a network of community based organizations to achieve their hunger relief goals.

CHILDHOOD OBESITY INITIATIVE – VISIT SITE

According to the Centers for Disease Control, “childhood obesity has more than tripled in the US over the last 30 years.” The Childhood Obesity Initiative works to combat this growing problem through policy and environmental changes.

SAN DIEGO FOUNDATION – VISIT SITE

The San Diego Foundation connects the nonprofit sector with grant opportunities and philanthropic community members. Each year they award over $60 million to nonprofits in San Diego County.

U.S. CENSUS – VISIT SITE

The US Census Bureau site has census data, poverty data and other details to use in grant writing.