Public Policy

Assemblymember Chris Ward Helps Deliver Food Boxes to Local Seniors

Assemblymember Chris Ward, representative of the 78th district, visited one of our senior food distributions at Westminster Manor in downtown San Diego over the holiday season, where he delivered 40-pound food boxes to seniors on the Food Bank’s Senior Food Program, which serves seniors living at or near the poverty level. During the distribution, a…

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Debunking Harmful Myths About a Powerful Program

It may surprise you to learn that San Diego has one of the most effective solutions to hunger at our fingertips. It’s called CalFresh, a program that is designed to uplift families by ensuring people receive the sustenance they need, enabling them to focus on working toward self-sufficiency. That’s a big deal. But thousands of…

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San Diego-based advocacy coalition honors Senator Ben Hueso

On January 9th, the Hunger Advocacy Network hosted a reception at the New Children’s Museum to celebrate the work of its partners and honor Senator Ben Hueso for his work on a bill to reduce hunger among veterans. The No Hunger for Heroes Act (SB134), authored by Hueso and co-sponsored by the Hunger Advocacy Network…

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