This food drive has passed. Thank you to everyone who donated to help feed local families in need! It truly takes a community to feed a community.

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Have nonperishable food items you wish to donate to help local families in need?  Mark your calendars for the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Community Drive-Thru Food Drive taking place on Saturday, March 19!

The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter Day Saints’ San Diego County congregations are teaming up with the Boy Scouts of America San Diego-Imperial Council’s Scouting for Food campaign and local business partners to collect nonperishable food donations for the San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank chapter.  Members of the community are invited to participate!

Most Needed Food Items include:

• Canned meat and fish
• Canned vegetables
• Canned fruit
• Canned soup
• Peanut butter
• Oatmeal and cereal
• + more!

Donations can be dropped off at any of the designated locations listed below.

Drive-Thru Donation Drop Off Sites:

Allied Gardens
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
6767 51st St., San Diego, CA 92120

Allied Gardens – Ideal Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electrical
Feb. 21 – March 18 ((NO DONATION DROP-OFFS ON MARCH 19)

M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
5161 Waring Rd., San Diego, CA 92120

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
3737 Valley Vista Way, Bonita, CA 91902

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
1975 Chestnut Ave., Carlsbad, CA 92008

Carlsbad – Scouting for Food Booth
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2525 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Carmel Valley

9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

12701 Torrey Bluff Dr., San Diego, CA 92130

Chula Vista
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
845 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91913

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
4741 Mt. Abernathy Ave., San Diego, CA 92117

El Cajon
8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 
1270 S. Orange Ave., El Cajon, CA, 92020

El Centro
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
1280 South 8th St., El Centro, CA 92243

Imperial Beach
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
1515 Elder Ave., San Diego, CA 92154

La Costa
9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 
3450 Camino De Los Coches, Carlsbad, CA 92009               

La Mesa
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
8085 University Avenue, La Mesa, CA 91942

Lemon Grove
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
8472 Blossom Lane, Lemon Grove, CA 91945

Mira Mesa
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
11023 Pegasus Ave., San Diego, CA 92126

Poway – Chaparral Elementary School
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
17250 Tannin Dr., Poway, CA 92064

9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
15705 Pomerado Rd., Poway, CA 92064

Poway – St. Michael’s Parish Center
8 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
15546 Pomerado Rd., Poway, CA 92064

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
527 9th St., Ramona, CA 92065

Rancho Del Rey
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
790 North Rancho Del Rey Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Rancho Penasquitos – Mt. Carmel High School
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
9550 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego, CA 92129

Rancho Penasquitos – Sunset Hills Elementary School
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
9291 Oviedo St., San Diego, CA 92129

Santee – Donations Go Directly to the Santee Food Bank
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
9735 Halberns Blvd., Santee, CA 92071

Vista – Solatube Home
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
2210 Oak Ridge Way, Vista, CA 92081


Don’t have time to drop off donations, but still want to help?
You can also donate food virtually online through San Diego Food Bank’s Virtual Food Drive!

Thank you for helping the San Diego Food Bank and our community partners fight hunger and feed hope in the San Diego community!

This event is a food drive collection and not a food distribution event. If you or someone you know is in need of food assistance, please use our GPS Food Locator map at