Please Help the Food Bank Feed Families in Need this Holiday Season

Donate “Turkey Bucks” at your local Albertsons or Vons supermarket
Now until Nov. 14:

This holiday season, we need  your help feeding your San Diego County neighbors in need. You can help families in our community by donating Turkey Bucks at your local Albertsons or Vons from now until November 14!

Simply donate $1, $5 or $10 at checkout during your next visit to your local Vons or Albertsons supermarket. For every dollar donated, the Food Bank will provide traditional holiday meals to local low-income military families and families facing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each holiday meal box includes a whole turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable sides, which will feed a family of 4 to 6 people. 

Donate a “$5 Hunger Bag” at your local Albertsons or Vons supermarket
Nov. 29 to Dec. 25: 

From Nov. 29 to Dec. 25, please donate a $5 pre-filled Hunger Bag at checkout at your local Albertsons or Vons supermarket. Each bag contains our “most needed” food items that will be distributed to families in need this holiday season.  

Every San Diego County Albertsons and Vons location is participating in our Holiday Food Drive campaign, so please visit your neighborhood supermarket and make a difference today!

Support our “Day to Donate” on Wednesday, Dec. 2 with FOX5 San Diego and iHeart Radio:

Join us at Vons Murphy Canyon on Wednesday, Dec. 2 for our Day to Donate event at Vons Murphy Canyon with FOX 5 San Diego and iHeartRadio!

Swing by on your commute to school or work, and donate a $5 hunger bag for a family in need! The Food Bank’s staff and volunteers will be following all CDC and social distancing guidelines. Donors are encouraged to place food drive donations in their vehicles. When entering the donation drive-thru, please keep all windows up, simply pop open the trunk, and a volunteer will remove the food donations. Donations can also be made at checkout stands.

Day to Donate: Vons Murphy Canyon
3550 Murphy Canyon Rd., San Diego, CA 92123 from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Donate Online

For every $1 donation, the Food Bank can provide 5 meals to families in need. And if you donate before December 31, you can deduct your donation on your 2020 taxes. 

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 their 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.

Virtual Food Drive – Donate Food Online

You can now donate food online securely with your credit card! It’s easy! Click the blue DONATE NOW button below which will redirect you to our Holiday Food Drive Virtual Food Drive where you can select and pay for the food items that you would like to donate using your debit/credit card. We’ll receive the donation and distribute food to families in need.

You can even customize a Virtual Food Drive for your school, business, faith-based organization, or civic group! 

CLICK HERE to learn more.

Host a 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 helping us feed hope this holiday season!