San Diego Food Bank Blog

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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San Diego Food Bank Distributes Food and Diapers to Local Coast Guard Families Affected by Government Shutdown

San Diego Food Bank staff and volunteers distributed seven tons of groceries and more than 6,000 diapers to hundreds of active-duty Coast Guard personnel and their families at a military site near National City on Wednesday. On Tuesday, members of the United States Coast Guard missed their first paycheck due to the partial government shutdown….

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“My family is so grateful for the help we get from the Food Bank.”

On a sunny fall morning, Savannah and her son Ronin wait in line for food assistance at the Food Bank’s food distribution in Tierrasanta.  “I have three children. My oldest, Gabe, is thirteen years old. My daughter, Scarlett, is six years old, and my youngest, Ronin, is a year old. We moved to San Diego…

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San Diego State University Rocks Hunger Again Collecting More Than Half-a-Million Pounds of Food During Annual Food Drive

San Diego State University students, faculty, staff and supporters excitedly gathered around the steps of the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union on Thursday, November 15 to hear how many pounds of food had been collected during the 2018 Aztecs Rock Hunger Food Drive. The annual student-led food drive, which ran from Sept. 28 to Oct….

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