San Diego Food Bank Blog

Nutrition Month: Budget-friendly Family Recipes Using Tortillas Three Ways!

The San Diego Food Bank kicked off our National Nutrition Month campaign, in partnership with UnitedHealthcare, on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego earlier this week! Food Bank CEO, James Floros, was joined by UnitedHealthcare’s  Monique Knight. Together, they discussed the importance of nutrition education and how making healthier choices doesn’t necessarily mean spending more money….

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Morena Storage Collects Enough Holiday Food Drive Donations to Fill a Large Storage Unit!

As most of us know, the holiday season is commonly known as the “Season of Giving” and for a good reason. Between the holiday cheer and the desire to bring joy to the lives of those in need, it is the perfect time for members of the community to make the extra effort to give…

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“Food is always the last priority.”

On a cloudy December morning, Barbara stands in line for food assistance at the Food Bank’s food distribution in La Mesa. She arrived at 7 a.m. for a food distribution that starts at 9 a.m. Barbara lives in the College Area, and she has been receiving monthly food assistance from the Food Bank at this…

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San Diego Food Bank Distributes Food and Diapers to Local Coast Guard Families Affected by Government Shutdown

San Diego Food Bank staff and volunteers distributed seven tons of groceries and more than 6,000 diapers to hundreds of active-duty Coast Guard personnel and their families at a military site near National City on Wednesday. On Tuesday, members of the United States Coast Guard missed their first paycheck due to the partial government shutdown….

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“My family is so grateful for the help we get from the Food Bank.”

On a sunny fall morning, Savannah and her son Ronin wait in line for food assistance at the Food Bank’s food distribution in Tierrasanta.  “I have three children. My oldest, Gabe, is thirteen years old. My daughter, Scarlett, is six years old, and my youngest, Ronin, is a year old. We moved to San Diego…

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