Nearly 494,000 people in San Diego County, including children living in poverty, working poor-families, fixed-income seniors, and low-income active-duty military families will face food insecurity this holiday season.
We need your help feeding individuals and families in need!
HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP
Stop by Day to Donate on Wednesday, Dec. 13
The San Diego Food Bank and North County Food Bank is encouraging the community to stop by the Vons on Murphy Canyon Rd. or the Vons on Rancho Santa Fe Rd. in San Marcos to donate a $5 Hunger Bag for local families in need alongside our Holiday Food Drive partners.
CLICK HERE for more information.
Donate a $5 Pre-filled Hunger Bag at Vons
Visit your local Vons supermarket and donate a $5 pre-filled bag of food at checkout. Every San Diego County Vons location is participating in the food drive, so please visit your neighborhood store and donate today!
Donate Nonperishable Food Items at Wells Fargo
Most Needed Food Items include:
- Canned meat and fish
- Canned vegetables
- Canned fruit
- Canned soup
- Peanut butter
- Oatmeal and cereal
Bring in your food donations and place them in one of Wells Fargo’s designated food drive boxes.
CLICK HERE to download a list of their branch locations to find the one nearest you.
For every $1 donation, the Food Bank can provide 5 meals to families in need.
Donate as a Holiday Gift to a Loved One
Wondering what holiday gift to buy a friend or family member? Give the gift of food to a family in need on his or her behalf. Donate to the Food Bank as a holiday gift for a loved one online, and your honoree will receive a letter of acknowledgement and thanks from the Food Bank.
Donate Food Online Through Our Virtual Food Drive
You can donate food online. It’s easy! Click on the Virtual Food Drive page and pay for the food items you’d like to donate using your debit/credit card. We’ll receive the donation and distribute food to families in need.
You can even host your own this holiday season.
Host a Community Food Drive
The Food Bank encourages all San Diego County schools, businesses, civic groups and faith-based organizations to host a food drive on behalf of the Food Bank. Hosting a food drive is easy and fun.
To sign up for a food drive, CLICK HERE.
Thank you for your support during the holiday season!