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Nutrition Month: Fun Healthy Snacks for the Kids in Your Life

Chef Jodi Abel from LaJollaCooks4U joined us again for another fun and informative National Nutrition Month segment on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego! Together with Monique Knight from UnitedHealthcare the two discussed the importance of learning about nutrition from a young age, and shared how to make fun and healthy snacks for kids. Monique Knight…

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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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Nutrition Month: Make a Healthy Meal Your Way with MyPlate!

The Food Bank is keeping things rolling this National Nutrition Month with another informative segment on KUSI. On Monday, Chef Jodi Abel from LaJollaCooks4U and Nurse Lisa Roberts from UnitedHealthcare spoke about the USDA’s MyPlate nutrition guide. They explained that by following the model set by MyPlate will ensure that you can make heathier decisions…

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Nutrition Month: Budget-friendly Family Recipes Using Tortillas Three Ways!

The San Diego Food Bank kicked off our National Nutrition Month campaign, in partnership with UnitedHealthcare, on KUSI’s Good Morning San Diego earlier this week! Food Bank CEO, James Floros, was joined by UnitedHealthcare’s  Monique Knight. Together, they discussed the importance of nutrition education and how making healthier choices doesn’t necessarily mean spending more money….

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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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