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October 2021

Aztecs Rock Hunger

October 22, 2021 - November 14, 2021

San Diego State University is hosting its annual Aztecs Rock Hunger food drive campaign from Oct. 22 to Nov. 14. During this three-week campaign, students, faculty and staff at SDSU come together to raise food and funds to support the Food Bank and our critical hunger-relief programs, including SDSU's very own on-campus food pantry. SDSU's on-campus food pantry is a nonprofit partner of the Food Bank's in connection with our College Hunger-Relief Program. Since the campaign's inception in 2009, this…

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November 2021

Pack the Pantry with Cal Coast Credit Union

November 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021

Did you know that the most recent research indicates that 50% of local college students face food insecurities? This is one of the many reasons the San Diego Food Bank first started the College Hunger-relief Program - to assist low-income students facing food insecurity on college campuses throughout the county providing accessing to free healthy, nutritious food to help them thrive and graduate. During this season of giving, help the Food Bank and Cal Coast Credit Union raise money and…

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Food Fund with KSON’s John & Tammy

November 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eastbound Bar & Grill, 10053 Maine Avenue
Lakeside, CA 92040 United States
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Help feed families in need this holiday season by giving the gift of food. 103.7 KSON’s dynamic morning radio duo, John & Tammy, will be on-site at Eastbound Bar & Grill in Lakeside (East County) Saturday, November 13 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to collect donations of nonperishable food items on behalf of the San Diego Food Bank. Not sure what to donate? Among the San Diego Food Bank’s Most Needed Food Items are: canned meat and fish, canned…

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December 2021

“Fill the Bus” at Taste of December Nights

December 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am - December 5, 2021 @ 10:00 pm
Balboa Park

Heading to “Taste of December Nights” at Balboa Park this weekend? Help feed families in need this holiday season by giving the gift of food.

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April 2022

“Stuff the Bus” Food Drive – April 4 to April 16

April 4 - April 16

From April 4 to April 16, you can help “Stuff the Bus” to feed those facing food insecurity in our community! The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), the North County Transit District (NCTD), Albertsons/Vons, Girl Scouts San Diego, the San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank chapter are encouraging San Diego County residents to donate nonperishable food items at their local Albertsons or Vons or to donate food virtually online through the Virtual Food Drive. All food and…

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May 2022

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

May 14

Postal workers across San Diego County are gearing up for the 30th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive taking place on Saturday, May 14.  The Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is the largest single-day food drive in the United States, and we’re excited to partner with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) for the first time since 2019! How does it work? The San Diego Food Bank and the NALC are asking San Diegans to participate by setting out a bag…

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Drive Through and Donate During “Day-to-Donate” on May 18

May 18 @ 5:00 am - 12:00 pm
Vons Murphy Canyon, 3550 Murphy Canyon Rd.
San Diego, CA 92123 United States
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Join us at Vons Murphy Canyon on Wednesday, May 18 for our “Day-to-Donate” with CBS 8 and Audacy radio stations 103.7 KSON, KyXy 96.5 and Sunny 98.1! Stop by on your way to school or work between 5:00 a.m. and 12 noon to drop off donations of nonperishable food items to help fill our red food drive barrels! Donors are encouraged to place food drive donations in the trunks of their vehicles. When entering the donation drive-thru, simply pop open…

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June 2022

Ongoing Food Drive at San Diego Blood Bank

June 1 - July 31

The San Diego Blood Bank is hosting a community food and care products drive to benefit the San Diego Food Bank at the following locations: SDBB - 3636 Gateway Center Ave., suite 100 San Diego, CA 92102 ECDC - 776 Arnele Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020 SSDC - 12640 Sabre Springs Parkway, Suite 109, San Diego, CA 92128 CVDC - 3880 Valley Center Drive, Suite 209 & 210, San Diego, CA 92130 CDC - 1910 Via Centre, Vista, CA 92081…

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Independence from Hunger Food Drive

June 29 - July 31

Support the San Diego Food Bank’s mission this summer by making a donation at checkout during Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s Independence from Hunger Food Drive (June 29 to July 31) to help feed local families in need. Whether you choose to donate a “Bag of Hope” that is pre-filled with a variety of essential nonperishable food items or donate monetarily at checkout, all donations will benefit those facing food insecurity in our community, including low-income families, fixed-income seniors, low-income military…

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August 2022

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Food Drive

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Community Drive-Thru Food Drive Support the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Community Drive-Thru Food Drive on Saturday, August 20! Members of the community are invited to drop off donations between the hours of 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (depending on the location) of nonperishable food items at any of the 16 drop-off locations listed below. All donations will support the hunger-relief programs of the San Diego Food Bank, our North County Food Bank chapter and the Santee Food Bank.…

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