San Diego Food Bank Distributes Food and Diapers to Local Coast Guard Families Affected by Government ShutdownJanuary 17, 2019
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….
“My family is so grateful for the help we get from the Food Bank.”November 28, 2018
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…
Food for Thought – Fall 2018November 21, 2018
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San Diego State University Rocks Hunger Again Collecting More Than Half-a-Million Pounds of Food During Annual Food DriveNovember 15, 2018
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….
North County Food Bank Honors MiraCosta College as October Nonprofit Partner of the MonthOctober 23, 2018
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…
Produce Spotlight: Sweet PotatoesOctober 19, 2018
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…
San Diego Food Bank CEO, James Floros, Re-elected Board Chair of California Association of Food BanksOctober 9, 2018
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…
The Serving & Sharing Foundation Inc. Recognized as August EFAP Agency of the MonthAugust 1, 2018
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….
Food for Thought – Summer 2018July 10, 2018
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San Diego Food Bank Recognizes Volunteer Leaders During National Volunteer WeekMay 23, 2018
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,…