Advocacy

Your Voice Can Help Us Feed Hungry San Diegans

The Food Bank needs your support in the fight against food insecurity in San Diego County. By contacting key decision makers, supporting legislative campaigns, and helping us educate the community about hunger, you will help make positive changes in the lives of hungry San Diegans.

Hunger and Poverty Advocacy Organizations

The following organizations advocate for anti-hunger legislation, policies, and programs at the national, state, and local level. Each organization plays a critical role representing the hunger-relief community to government and elected officials.

National

Food Research and Action Center

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and under-nutrition in the United States. www.frac.org

State

California Association of Food Banks

The California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) supports a membership of 41 food banks in California. The CAFB promotes collaboration in response to emerging social, economic and legislative challenges impacting hungry Californians. CAFB develops and advocates positions at the federal, state, and local level on behalf of its member food banks and the low-income people they serve. www.cafoodbanks.org

California Food Policy Advocates

California Food Policy Advocates is a statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated improving the health and wellbeing of low-income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious, affordable food. www.cfpa.net

Local

San Diego Hunger Coalition

The San Diego Hunger Coalition’s mission is to build a successful anti-hunger network that eliminates food insecurity in San Diego County. The Hunger Coalition advocates for maximum participation in and the effectiveness of available food security resources, and the organization fosters collaboration with local anti-hunger organizations to shape public opinion and policy at the local, state, and federal levels. www.sandiegohungercoalition.org