San Diego Food Bank Blog

San Diego Seals Scored 800 Gallons of Milk for the San Diego Food Bank!

Hollandia Dairy and the San Diego Seals visited our Miramar location early on the morning of September 14 to make their annual “Gallons for Goals” donation. Hollandia Dairy made a commitment to donate 6 gallons per every goal the San Diego Seals made at home games during their 2022-2023 professional lacrosse season. The San Diego…

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Client Stories – North County Food Bank Client Choice Pantry

Meet Linda. Linda is a Vista resident who relies on assistance from the North County Food Bank’s Client Choice Pantry to help put food on the table. Linda is retired and lives on social security. When asked what brings her to the San Diego Food Bank, she explained that she experienced some rain damage to…

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Food Bank Partner Agency – Community Christian Service Agency Shares Impacts of CalFresh Emergency Allotments Ending

The Community Christian Service Agency, a local nonprofit organization and partner of the San Diego Food Bank since 1998, has been experiencing the effects of the end of CalFresh Emergency allotments as more clients turn to the organization for support. Connie, Operations Manager at Community Christian Service Agency, shared that since the end of CalFresh…

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San Diego Food Bank Hosts Volunteer Recognition Luncheon & Awards Ceremony

Volunteers are at the heart of our mission at the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, donating nearly 84,000 combined hours to support our operations and hunger relief programs last year alone! In appreciation of their hard work, the San Diego Food Bank hosted our annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon & Awards Ceremony to honor…

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San Diego Food Bank Prevents Local Food Waste with Fresh Rescue Program

Millions of pounds of food are diverted away from the landfill every year in San Diego County – thanks to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank’s Fresh Rescue Program. Launched in 2014, the Food Bank’s Fresh Rescue Program is an edible food recovery program, which helps food vendors (grocery stores, food retailers and…

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