San Diego Food Bank Blog

San Diego Food Bank’s COVID-19 One Year Anniversary Food Distribution Statistics Illustrate Exponential Demand for Food Assistance

The San Diego Food Bank released statistics on March 15, 2021 charting the impact of the pandemic and the alarming increase in its food distribution programs to key cities throughout San Diego County over the past year.

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San Diego Padres Distribute Turkeys to Families in Need

The San Diego Padres and their team of incredible volunteers brought hope to local families in need ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. They hosted a drive-thru turkey and food distribution in the Lexus Premier Lot of Petco Park serving 600 low-income families. Families received frozen turkeys, boxes of fresh produce, which included onions, potatoes, lettuce…

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Foster Farms Donates Additional 70,000 Servings of Chicken to Help Feed Local Families

The San Diego Food Bank received a generous donation from national poultry company Foster Farms on Wednesday morning – 70,000 servings of frozen chicken to help feed local families. The arrival of this large food donation is timely as the demand for food assistance continues to grow within the San Diego County community. With sudden…

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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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