Food Resources for Residents Impacted by Valley Fire

If you, your family or someone you know has been impacted or displaced due to the Valley Fire, currently affecting those who live in rural communities in East San Diego County, emergency food assistance is available.

Emergency Food Distributions and Pantries

The San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank chapter supplies food to hunger-relief nonprofits located in the rural communities of San Diego County. Below is a list of scheduled food distributions and food pantries located in or near the impacted communities.

Date Time Nonprofit Partner Address Frequency
Monday, Sept. 14 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. San Diego Food Bank at Boulevard—In Front of the Post Office 39550 Old Hwy 80, Boulevard, CA  91905 2nd Monday of each month
Monday, Sept. 14 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. San Diego Food Bank at Jacumba

Highlands Senior Ctr

44681 Old Hwy 80, Jacumba, CA 91934 2nd Monday of each month
Tuesday, Sept. 15 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. San Ysidro Health CMSS Clinic 436 S Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020 Every Tuesday
Tuesday, Sept. 15 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. El Cajon Seventh-Day Adventist Church 1630 E. Madison Ave., El Cajon, CA 92019 3rd Tuesday of each month
Tuesday, Sept. 15 8:00 a.m. until food is gone Shelter Valley Citizens Corporation

 

7217 Great Southern Overland Stage Route, Julian, CA 92036

By S2 Hwy

 

3rd Tuesday of each month
Tuesday, Sept. 15 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Potrero Community Center Foundation 24954 Potrero Valley Road, Potrero, CA 91963
At junction with Broken Bone Lane
3rd Tuesday of each month
and by appointment
Wednesday, Sept. 16 10:00 a.m. until food is gone Faith Chapel

 

9400 Campo Road, Spring Valley, CA 91977

 

3rd Wednesday
of each month
Thursday, Sept. 17 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Jamul Community Church  14866 Lyons Valley Road, Jamul, CA 91935  Every Thursday
Thursday, Sept. 17 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Julian Pathways, Inc. 1459 Hollow Glen Road, Julian, CA 92036 Thursday – Sunday
Friday, Sept. 18 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Julian Pathways, Inc. 1459 Hollow Glen Road, Julian, CA 92036 Thursday – Sunday
Saturday, Sept. 19 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Julian Pathways, Inc. 1459 Hollow Glen Road, Julian, CA 92036 Thursday – Sunday
Sunday, Sept. 20 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Julian Pathways, Inc. 1459 Hollow Glen Road, Julian, CA 92036 Thursday – Sunday
Tuesday, Sept. 22 9:00 a.m. until food is gone Heaven’s Windows at
New Seasons Church
2300 Bancroft Drive, Spring Valley, CA 91977

 

4th Tuesday of each month
Tuesday, Sept. 22 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. San Ysidro Health CMSS Clinic 436 S Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020 Every Tuesday
Wednesday, Sept. 23 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. In His Steps Christian Home 1619 La Brea Street, Ramona, CA 92065
Close to Day Street
Wednesday after 3rd Tuesday
of the month
Thursday Sept. 24  10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Jamul Community Church  14866 Lyons Valley Road, Jamul, CA 91935  Every Thursday
Thursday Sept. 24 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. San Diego Food Bank at Jamul Community Church 14866 Lyons Valley Road, Jamul 91935 Senior 60+ Distribution

4th Thursday of each month

Thursday Sept. 24 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. San Diego Food Bank at Dulzura Barret Trailer Park 1250 Barret Lake Road, Dulzura 91977 Senior 60+ Distribution

4th Thursday of each month

Thursday, Sept. 24 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Julian Pathways, Inc. 1459 Hollow Glen Road, Julian, CA 92036 Thursday – Sunday
Thursday Sept. 24 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. San Diego Food Bank at Potrero Library 24883 Potrero Valley Rd, Potrero 91963 Senior 60+ Distribution

4th Thursday of each month

Thursday Sept. 24 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. San Diego Food Bank at Lake Morena Church 29765 Oak Drive, Campo 91906 Senior 60+ Distribution

4th Thursday of each month

Friday, Sept. 25 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Julian Pathways, Inc. 1459 Hollow Glen Road, Julian, CA 92036 Thursday – Sunday
Friday, Sept. 25 4:00 p.m. until food is gone Shabach 7240 Hard Scramble Trail, Julian, CA 92036 4th Friday of each month
Saturday, Sept. 26 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Mt. Manna – Community United Methodist Church 2898 Highway 78, Julian, CA 92036 4th Saturday of each month
Saturday, Sept. 26 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Calvary Chapel Ramona 114 14th Street Ste. D, Ramona, CA 92065 Every other Saturday
Saturday, Sept. 26 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Julian Pathways, Inc. 1459 Hollow Glen Road, Julian, CA 92036 Thursday – Sunday
Sunday, Sept. 27 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Julian Pathways, Inc. 1459 Hollow Glen Road, Julian, CA 92036 Thursday – Sunday
Tuesday, Sep. 29 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. San Ysidro Health CMSS Clinic 436 S Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020 Every Tuesday

Last updated: Monday, 9/14/2020 at 9:40 a.m.

PLEASE BE AWARE! Due to the unpredictability of the fire’s path, this list may be subject to change depending on information from law enforcement and fire officials. Please check back before visiting a distribution site to ensure they are currently operating.

Replacement Benefits Available for Households Receiving CalFresh (previously known as Food Stamps)

Those who are signed up for CalFresh (previously known as Food Stamps) and have lost food due to power outages or the result of the fire can apply for replacement benefits to purchase new food. To receive the replacement benefits, simply CLICK HERE to fill out this form. Once you have filled it out, submit a completed form through one of these secure sites via LaterDocs or My Benefits CalWin.

The Food Bank’s CalFresh Outreach Team can help you complete and submit this form. They are available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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For additional information about the Food Bank’s hunger-relief programs and/or distributions, CLICK HERE to visit our “Get Help” page.

Additional Resources for Impacted Families

If you are in need of other resources (such as local shelter and animal support), CLICK HERE.

For the latest updates on the wildfire, CLICK HERE.