San Diego Food Bank Blog

San Diego Food Bank Honors Food Drive Hosts in Annual Recognition Ceremony

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.

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Low-income Seniors Get Help from the Food Bank for the Holidays

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…

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Nutrition Notes: 10 Fruits and Vegetables to Eat This Fall

As we make our way into the middle of October, we notice the weather shifting and our cooking ingredients changing. Some of the fruits and vegetables we were so used to having in the summer may no longer be here, but with a new season comes a variety of produce packed with differing nutrients and…

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Nutrition Notes: On the Go? Make Loaded Toast!

If you’re usually on the run and skipping breakfast, worry no more because here are a few simple recipes that will leave you feeling full in no time. Loaded toast is quick and easy, and topped with heart healthy fats and fiber. You can eat it for breakfast or lunch. The beautiful thing about it…

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North County Food Bank partners with A Taste of Oceanside!

by Chad Deal, Development Assistant Five or ten years ago, the idea of heading to Oceanside for a nice dinner and drinks would have been met with shrugs, if not scoffs. The waterfront military enclave was home to little more than a handful of quirky dives and late-night Randoberto’s, and locals would inevitably find themselves…

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