Volunteer

Volunteer Spotlight: Flying Samaritans

Many organizations out in the community volunteer with the San Diego Food Bank to dedicate their time to really make a difference at our distribution center. This month, we would like to shine the spotlight on the Flying Samaritans. The Flying Samaritans are a nonprofit organization that seeks to bring free healthcare to underrepresented communities…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bill Howe Plumbing

Bill Howe is an amazing company that dedicates community service to the San Diego Food Bank. They volunteer with us every month bringing in 30 to 50 volunteers each time! Amber Baynard, an employee of Bill Howe absolutely loves volunteering with her company at the Food Bank. Bill Howe has consistently volunteered with the Food…

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Volunteer Spotlight: St. Charles Borromeo Academy

For the past twenty years, students at the St. Charles Borromeo Academy, grades kindergarten through eighth grade, have come to our distribution center each month to volunteer their time, which makes them a very special group to us! Twenty years? Amazing! The Academy requires their studentsto learn about the importance of community service. Through their…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Anthem Blue Cross

This month we had the pleasure of hosting a corporate event for Anthem Blue Cross. This was their first-ever volunteering event with the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank. Twenty-five very enthusiastic participants came to our distribution center with uplifting attitudes and all smiles ready to make an impact towards the Food Bank’s fight against…

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Meet the Food Bank’s September Volunteer of the Month!

Dave Fleischman is our September “Volunteer of the Month.” He contributes many hours each week lending a helping hand in our distribution center. When asked what motivated him to volunteer his time at the Food Bank, Fleischman smiled and said, because he wants to make a difference, and a difference he makes. Fleischman sorts through…

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Volunteers receive All-Star recognition during National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is here, and it serves as the perfect opportunity for nonprofit organizations like the San Diego Food Bank to give thanks to the people who play an important part in our mission to end hunger in San Diego County. “Volunteers are the lifeblood of any nonprofit – but with the SD Food…

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Local students cook up a fundraiser to help the Food Bank

Students at Innovations Academy in Scripps Ranch showcased their fall projects for family and local community members back in December. One project that made a big impact was their cooking project. Middle school students volunteered at the Food Bank and felt inspired to do more to help hungry San Diegans. “After visiting and volunteering at…

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Second Annual Day of Service Event

On Wednesday, September 11th, the Food Bank will host more than twenty-five members of the United States Navy for the second annual Day of Service event. The event will begin with a few words of thanks from Jim Floros, the Food Bank’s CEO, along with a moment of silence for the lives lost twelve years…

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