San Diego Food Bank Blog

Help “Stuff the Bus” with Food Donations Dec. 9 to Dec. 14

Organizers for the Stuff the Bus Food Drive hosted a news conference on Wednesday afternoon encouraging the community to support this 12th annual food drive event! The Stuff the Bus Food Drive is a collaborative effort between Metropolitan Transit System, North County Transit District, Girl Scouts San Diego, Albertsons Vons, the San Diego Food Bank…

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San Diego County Toyota Dealers Donate $15,000 to Food 4 Kids Backpack Program at Volunteer Event with the San Diego Padres

The San Diego Food Bank’s Miramar warehouse was booming with laughter and positivity Tuesday morning as nearly 100 volunteers assembled to sort and bag nutritious food for thousands of San Diegans facing food insecurity. Of those who came together to donate their time (and energy) were employees from local Toyota dealerships along with a few…

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Food Bank Awarded Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Brian Maienschein of the 77th Assembly District

This month the San Diego Food Bank had the honor of being recognized as Nonprofit of the Year for California’s 77th Assembly District. During the celebration of California Nonprofits Day at the State Assembly, Assemblymember Brian Maienschein presented San Diego Food Bank President and CEO, James A. Floros, with this prestigious award on the floor of the…

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Canned and Frozen Foods

Part of our mission at the San Diego Food Bank is to not only act as a source of food for people in need, but to be a nutrition bank – to provide those in need with food of high nutritional value. In alignment with this, we also provide nutrition education to our client population. This is…

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive – 27 Years Strong

Tomorrow is the 27th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, hosted by the National Association of Letter Carriers. For those unfamiliar with the food drive, it’s simple. Every year on the second Saturday in May, people are asked to leave nonperishable food donations in a bag next to their mailbox. That day letter carriers will…

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