The California Citrus Quarantine and How It Affects Donations to the Food BankMarch 13, 2018
Oranges. Lemons. Grapefruits. This is just a quick list of the variety of citrus fruits we commonly see come through our warehouse doors each month from farmers, manufacturers and residential donors which we then inspect, sort and distribute to local individuals and families in need through San Diego County. A recent quarantine was placed on…
Nutrition Month: Health Pantry Alternatives and Pasta a la PantryMarch 5, 2018
Nutrition Month got off to a lip-smacking start this morning on KUSI! The San Diego Food Bank’s Registered Dietitian, Callie Brust, and CEO Jim Floros were joined by Monique Knight from our Nutrition Month partner, United Healthcare. The trio talked about National Nutrition Month, the importance of health and nutrition, and Callie gave viewers tips…
March is National Nutrition Month®March 1, 2018
March is National Nutrition Month® and the San Diego Food Bank is doing its part to raise awareness about the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
San Diego Food Bank Honors Food Drive Hosts in Annual Recognition CeremonyFebruary 21, 2018
February is a month dedicated to showing love and appreciation for the important people in our lives, and San Diego Food Bank staff don’t hold back. We show our food drive hosts some love every February by recognizing their generous efforts at our annual Food Drive Recognition Ceremony & Luncheon.
Low-income Seniors Get Help from the Food Bank for the HolidaysFebruary 15, 2018
Just before Christmas, three friends wait in line for food assistance at the Food Bank’s monthly food distribution at St. Stephen’s Church on Imperial Avenue in Southeastern San Diego. Amelia, 63, Florencia, 70, and Dolly, 66, are low-income seniors from Paradise Hills who struggle to put food on the table due to the region’s high…