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Neighbors Helping Neighbors Community Drive-Thru Food Drive Grows Thanks to Community Support

Since 2015, local leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, alongside the Boy Scouts of America San Diego-Imperial Council, has supported the San Diego Food Bank’s mission to provide food assistance to those in need by hosting a countywide food drive, Neighbors Helping Neighbors. This year, after much success and support from…

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Meeting the Need: Partners in a Pandemic

When I was a little girl growing up in rural Virginia, I remember my mom quietly directing my siblings and I to make sure my dad had the last or extra egg because he worked in construction and needed the energy the food provided him. I remember eating at the church breakfast club in our…

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Tackling Food Insecurity Into the Next Decade

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Giving Hunger the Blues at the 11th Annual San Diego Blues Festival, Saturday, Sept. 11

The AimLoan.com San Diego Blues Festival Returns at 100% Capacity on Saturday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. to Raise Vital Funds for San Diego Food Bank and North County Food Bank chapter The AimLoan.com San Diego Blues Festival is returning to the downtown San Diego waterfront on Saturday, Sept. 11 for its…

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FOX 5 San Diego Gives Back at the North County Food Bank

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San Diego Food Bank’s 2021 Summer Food Drive Begins

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Community Support Makes San Diego Food Bank’s 2021 Summer Food Drive

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San Diego Food Bank Programs Reduce Food Waste

The San Diego Food Bank is raising awareness about food waste in the US by highlighting our food recovery efforts. While 40% of edible food goes to waste in the U.S., 1 in 8 adults and 1 in 5 children in the San Diego region are food insecure*. The Food Bank is doing our part…

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San Diego Food Bank’s 35 Countywide Drive-thru ‘Super Pantries’ Distribute 14 Million Pounds of Food Since July 2020

The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank chapter launched our new “Super Pantry Program” in July 2020 in response to soaring demand for food assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The “Super Pantry Program” is comprised of 35 high-volume, drive-thru food distribution centers strategically located in communities throughout…

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Dedicated Volunteer Vanessa Pool Reflects on a Decade of Volunteering at the San Diego Food Bank

Meet Vanessa Pool, who fell in love with giving back to her community after her first volunteer shift at the Food Bank 12 years ago. Vanessa’s decade-long volunteer journey consists of weekly volunteer shifts with the help of her family and UCSD colleagues.

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