San Diego Food Bank Blog

Assemblymember Chris Ward Helps Deliver Food Boxes to Local Seniors

Assemblymember Chris Ward, representative of the 78th district, visited one of our senior food distributions at Westminster Manor in downtown San Diego over the holiday season, where he delivered 40-pound food boxes to seniors on the Food Bank’s Senior Food Program, which serves seniors living at or near the poverty level. During the distribution, a…

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Foster Farms Donates 8,000 Pounds of Turkey Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Foster Farms Donates 8,000 Pounds of Turkey Just in Time for Thanksgiving

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors Community Drive-Thru Food Drive Grows Thanks to Community Support

Since 2015, local leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, alongside the Boy Scouts of America San Diego-Imperial Council, has supported the San Diego Food Bank’s mission to provide food assistance to those in need by hosting a countywide food drive, Neighbors Helping Neighbors. This year, after much success and support from…

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Meeting the Need: Partners in a Pandemic

When I was a little girl growing up in rural Virginia, I remember my mom quietly directing my siblings and I to make sure my dad had the last or extra egg because he worked in construction and needed the energy the food provided him. I remember eating at the church breakfast club in our…

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San Diego Food Bank Programs Reduce Food Waste

The San Diego Food Bank is raising awareness about food waste in the US by highlighting our food recovery efforts. While 40% of edible food goes to waste in the U.S., 1 in 8 adults and 1 in 5 children in the San Diego region are food insecure*. The Food Bank is doing our part…

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