San Diego County Fair supports the Food Bank

The summer months are a critical time for hungry San Diegans. Donations to the Food Bank drop dramatically, but demand increases due to thousands of children living in poverty who stop receiving free school meals and their parents are forced to turn to the Food Bank for help. To help the Food Bank provide food…

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First-ever countywide survey of Food Bank’s client population reveals vital data

In partnership with Point Loma Nazarene Univeristy’s Fermanian Business & Economic Institute, the Food Bank launched its first-ever survey of its client population. This groundbreaking survey “puts a face” on the population the Food Bank serves daily. Point Loma Nazarene chief economist, Dr. Lynn Reaser said, “People standing in the Food Bank’s lines are working…

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A Sustainable Approach to Hunger Relief

The concept of growing food for personal consumption is not a new one. Gardens have been around for centuries, but they’re making a comeback as a popular way to promote food security and nutrition education. The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank has developed partnerships with local garden groups like Victory Gardens San Diego…

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