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Morena Storage Collects Enough Holiday Food Drive Donations to Fill a Large Storage Unit!

As most of us know, the holiday season is commonly known as the “Season of Giving” and for a good reason. Between the holiday cheer and the desire to bring joy to the lives of those in need, it is the perfect time for members of the community to make the extra effort to give…

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“Food is always the last priority.”

On a cloudy December morning, Barbara stands in line for food assistance at the Food Bank’s food distribution in La Mesa. She arrived at 7 a.m. for a food distribution that starts at 9 a.m. Barbara lives in the College Area, and she has been receiving monthly food assistance from the Food Bank at this…

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San Diego Food Bank Distributes Food and Diapers to Local Coast Guard Families Affected by Government Shutdown

San Diego Food Bank staff and volunteers distributed seven tons of groceries and more than 6,000 diapers to hundreds of active-duty Coast Guard personnel and their families at a military site near National City on Wednesday. On Tuesday, members of the United States Coast Guard missed their first paycheck due to the partial government shutdown….

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“My family is so grateful for the help we get from the Food Bank.”

On a sunny fall morning, Savannah and her son Ronin wait in line for food assistance at the Food Bank’s food distribution in Tierrasanta.  “I have three children. My oldest, Gabe, is thirteen years old. My daughter, Scarlett, is six years old, and my youngest, Ronin, is a year old. We moved to San Diego…

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Food for Thought – Fall 2018

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

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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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