San Diego Food Bank Blog

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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Nutrition Month: Fun Healthy Snacks for the Kids in Your Life

Chef Jodi Abel from LaJollaCooks4U joined us again for another fun and informative National Nutrition Month segment on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego! Together with Monique Knight from UnitedHealthcare the two discussed the importance of learning about nutrition from a young age, and shared how to make fun and healthy snacks for kids. Monique Knight…

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Nutrition Month: Make a Healthy Meal Your Way with MyPlate!

The Food Bank is keeping things rolling this National Nutrition Month with another informative segment on KUSI. On Monday, Chef Jodi Abel from LaJollaCooks4U and Nurse Lisa Roberts from UnitedHealthcare spoke about the USDA’s MyPlate nutrition guide. They explained that by following the model set by MyPlate will ensure that you can make heathier decisions…

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