San Diego Food Bank Blog

How You Can Help the Food Bank During the COVID-19 Crisis

If you or someone you know is in need of food assistance, please call 2-1-1, San Diego’s social service hotline, or the Food Bank at 1-866-350-FOOD (3663) for food distributions and food pantries closest to home. _______________________________ Many caring community groups and supporters have reached out to us to ask how the community can help…

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Food Bank’s Annual Food Drive Awards Ceremony Honors Community Supporters

The San Diego Food Bank’s Nonprofit Food Center, located inside our 90,000-square-foot warehouse in Miramar, was filled with excitement as 50 local schools, businesses and organizations were honored during the Food Bank’s annual Food Drive Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, February 27. The ceremony is a cumulative celebration of all 2,005 registered food drives that took…

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North County Food Bank Expands Services with Newly Leased Vista Warehouse

The North County Food Bank marked its third month of operations in its newly-leased 30,000-square-foot warehouse distribution center in Vista. The move to the food bank’s new home completes the second phase of the organization’s North County Hunger Initiative – an aggressive plan established by Food Bank officials to double the amount of food and…

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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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