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San Diego State University Rocks Hunger Again Collecting More Than Half-a-Million Pounds of Food During Annual Food Drive

San Diego State University students, faculty, staff and supporters excitedly gathered around the steps of the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union on Thursday, November 15 to hear how many pounds of food had been collected during the 2018 Aztecs Rock Hunger Food Drive. The annual student-led food drive, which ran from Sept. 28 to Oct….

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North County Food Bank Honors MiraCosta College as October Nonprofit Partner of the Month

The Food Bank started our College Hunger-relief Program to help college students who struggle with food insecurity. By helping college students from low-income backgrounds who struggle with hunger, we are helping to ensure that they stay in school, get an education, and ultimately break the cycle of poverty. MiraCosta College joined the Food Bank’s Food…

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Produce Spotlight: Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes may not be everyone’s go-to root vegetable, but they do make a great alternative for individuals looking to switch it up in the kitchen from the everyday standard white potato to these orange-toned nutrient-rich beauties! Bursting with beta-carotene (the antioxidant you typically find in carrots and butternut squash), sweet potatoes are a great…

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San Diego Food Bank CEO, James Floros, Re-elected Board Chair of California Association of Food Banks

The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank’s CEO, James Floros, was re-elected Board Chair of the California Association of Food Banks at a meeting of its Board of Directors. The California Association of Food Banks (CAFB) is an association of 41 member food banks across the State of California. The CAFB advocates for California’s…

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The Serving & Sharing Foundation Inc. Recognized as August EFAP Agency of the Month

The Serving & Sharing Foundation Incorporated team serves a remote area, has a great group of volunteers, and is excellent at incorporating best practices. In fact, they have helped the Food Bank by providing their excellent volunteers at other EFAP distributions when needed.  We can’t thank them enough for being willing to step in and help….

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Food For Thought Summer 2018 Newsletter Download here: Food for Thought – Summer 2018

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San Diego Food Bank Recognizes Volunteer Leaders During National Volunteer Week

by Nancy Eisenberg, Volunteer Scheduling Coordinator National Volunteer Week provided the perfect opportunity for the San Diego Food Bank to celebrate and recognize a group of people who play a vital role in our mission to fight hunger in San Diego County – our volunteers. To show our appreciation for their hard work and dedication,…

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Call Congress and Tell Your Representative to Vote NO on the 2018 Farm Bill

The San Diego Food Bank encourages all of our supporters to call your member of Congress and tell them to vote NO on 2018 Farm Bill that will cut SNAP (Food Stamps) by $20 billion. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the 2018 Farm Bill within the coming weeks. We encourage you…

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Get Ready To Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 12 with the National Letter Carriers Association

Postal workers across San Diego County are gearing up for the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive taking place on Saturday, May 12.

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Food For Thought Spring 2018 Newsletter Download here: Food for Thought – Spring 2018

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