San Diego Food Bank Blog

Nutrition Month: Fun Healthy Snacks for the Kids in Your Life

Chef Jodi Abel from LaJollaCooks4U joined us again for another fun and informative National Nutrition Month segment on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego! Together with Monique Knight from UnitedHealthcare the two discussed the importance of learning about nutrition from a young age, and shared how to make fun and healthy snacks for kids. Monique Knight…

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Nutrition Month: Make a Healthy Meal Your Way with MyPlate!

The Food Bank is keeping things rolling this National Nutrition Month with another informative segment on KUSI. On Monday, Chef Jodi Abel from LaJollaCooks4U and Nurse Lisa Roberts from UnitedHealthcare spoke about the USDA’s MyPlate nutrition guide. They explained that by following the model set by MyPlate will ensure that you can make heathier decisions…

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Nutrition Month: Budget-friendly Family Recipes Using Tortillas Three Ways!

The San Diego Food Bank kicked off our National Nutrition Month campaign, in partnership with UnitedHealthcare, on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego earlier this week! Food Bank CEO, James Floros, was joined by UnitedHealthcare’s  Monique Knight. Together, they discussed the importance of nutrition education and how making healthier choices doesn’t necessarily mean spending more money….

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Morena Storage Collects Enough Holiday Food Drive Donations to Fill a Large Storage Unit!

As most of us know, the holiday season is commonly known as the “Season of Giving” and for a good reason. Between the holiday cheer and the desire to bring joy to the lives of those in need, it is the perfect time for members of the community to make the extra effort to give…

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“Food is always the last priority.”

On a cloudy December morning, Barbara stands in line for food assistance at the Food Bank’s food distribution in La Mesa. She arrived at 7 a.m. for a food distribution that starts at 9 a.m. Barbara lives in the College Area, and she has been receiving monthly food assistance from the Food Bank at this…

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