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San Diego Food Bank Launches 35 Countywide “Super Pantries” to Help Families Impacted by COVID-19

The San Diego Food Bank launched our new “Super Pantry Program” at a news conference with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Chula Vista Mayor Mary Salas, Escondido Mayor Paul McNamara and Assemblymember Todd Gloria. The “Super Pantry Program” will comprise 35 high-volume food distribution centers strategically located in communities across San Diego County from Fallbrook…

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San Diego Food Bank to Launch 30 Countywide “Super Pantries” to Enhance Food Distribution Programs

“Super Pantries” will operate as enhanced high-volume food distribution centers serving thousands of households with both “drive-thru” and “walk-up” services. 30 existing food distribution partners will become “Super Pantries” and will be strategically located throughout San Diego County to serve the entire county from Camp Pendleton to San Ysidro and rural East County. “Super Pantries”…

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Food Bank Hosts Four Large-scale Emergency ‘Drive-Thru’ Food Distributions in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

On Saturday, March 28, the Food Bank partnered with the San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council to host a “drive-thru” food distribution for low-income families and seniors affected by the Coronavirus crisis. The Food Bank provided over 12 tons of food to 1,000 vehicles at SDCCU Stadium in central San Diego. On Friday, April…

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Qualcomm and SDG&E Donate Through San Diego Foundation’s COVID-19 Community Response Fund

In March, the Qualcomm Foundation and SDG&E donated $500,000 and $200,000 respectively to the Food Bank through the San Diego Foundation’s COVID-19 Community Response Fund. With an exponential increase in the number of families and seniors seeking food assistance due to the Coronavirus crisis, the grant is enabling the Food Bank to procure more food…

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Cutwater Spirits Donates 50,000 Meals and Hand Sanitizer to Food Bank

San Diego’s largest distillery, Cutwater Spirits, donated enough funds to provide 50,000 meals to those affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Cutwater Spirits is a longtime supporter of the Food Bank. The company has hosted fundraising events, organized volunteer days with its employees, and donated to the Food Bank’s annual gala. “The Food Bank is always…

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Food for Thought – Winter 2020

The San Diego Food Bank’s Winter 2020 Food for Thought newsletter is out! Learn what the Food Bank has been up to this last quarter and read about upcoming events and campaigns like our 8th annual Chefs, Cork & Craft Gala: A Welcome to the Roaring 20s! Click the link below to download!  Food for Thought –…

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Food for Thought – Fall 2019

The San Diego Food Bank’s Fall 2019 Food for Thought newsletter is out! Learn what the Food Bank has been up to this last quarter and read about upcoming events and campaigns like our annual Holiday Food Drive! Click the link below to download!  Food for Thought – Fall 2019

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Food For Thought – Summer 2019

The San Diego Food Bank’s Summer 2019 Food for Thought newsletter is out! Learn what the Food Bank has been up to this last quarter and read about School’s Out, Hunger’s Not Food Drive! Click the link below to download!  Food for Thought – Summer 2019

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Food For Thought – Spring 2019

The San Diego Food Bank’s Spring 2019 Food for Thought newsletter is out! Learn what the Food Bank has been up to this last quarter and read about our upcoming San Diego Blues Festival, taking place September 7, 2019! Click the link below to download!  Food for Thought – Spring 2019

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Food for Thought – Winter 2019

The San Diego Food Bank’s Winter 2019 Food for Thought newsletter is out! Learn what the Food Bank has been up to this last quarter and read about our upcoming Chefs, Cork & Craft Gala: A Seaside Soirée taking place at our Miramar warehouse on Saturday, April 27, 2019! Click the link below to download!  Food…

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