A HUGE thank you to the businesses and community groups who are supporting the Food Bank’s vitally needed hunger-relief programs during COVID-19 crisis.
RESTAURANT BENEFIT CAMPAIGNS
Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks – San Diego Locations
Buy a Meal, Give a Meal: Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks, San Diego locations, are offering a ‘Buy a Meal, Give a Meal’ promotion. For every full-priced adult entree purchased, Islands will donate one meal to a senior citizen in need. CLICK HERE to place an order online or do curbside pick-up.
March 24 – July 3
For every $5 customers spend on Luna Grill gift cards, they will donate one meal to a child. Meals will be distributed to children and families from 10 Islands restaurants every Friday. CLICK HERE to purchase The Good Card.
Burger Bench – Escondido
Every Monday during the month of May
During Burger’s Bench’s “Make it Happen Mondays”, for every $20 purchased on Mondays in May, Burger Bench will donate five meals to the North County Food Bank.
Fogo de Chão San Diego
Friday, May 15 – Event has passed.
10% of all sales will be donated to the San Diego Food Bank from guest orders that mention “SDFB” or “Spirit Night.”
COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUNDRAISERS
For every bag of coffee sold, Fwd Coffee will donate $2 to the San Diego Food Bank to support our COVID-19 Response Fund. CLICK HERE to buy a bag of coffee today!
Cards That Care
Cards That Care will donate 80% of all cards sold on their website to the San Diego Food Bank. CLICK HERE to purchase a card and support the Food Bank’s COVID-19 Response Fund.
O Prego San Diego
For every purchase made in O Prego’s online store, which features food products highlighting the tastes of Portugal, $1 will be donated to support the Food Bank’s COVID-19 Response Fund. For every $1, 5 meals can be provided to a local family in need. CLICK HERE to start shopping!
Celebration of Heroes Blood and Food Drive
with Kyle Kraska and News 8
Thursday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Event has passed.
The San Diego Food Bank will have a team of volunteers on-site at Pechenga Arena on Thursday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to collect donations of nonperishable food items from the community. With health and safety in mind, donors are invited to drive up in their vehicles and stay inside as a volunteer collects the donations from your vehicle.
Some of our most needed food items (nonperishable and unopened) include:
+ Canned meats (tuna and chicken)
+ Canned fruits
+ Canned vegetables
+ Canned soups
+ Jars of peanut butter
+ Packaged oatmeal and cereal
+ and more!
Please note that we are unable to accept donations of homemade foods along with any food products that require refrigeration.
If you wish to make a virtual donation instead, CLICK HERE to donate through CBS 8’s custom San Diego Food Bank Virtual Food Drive link. For every $1 donated, 5 meals can be provided to a San Diegan in need.
For more information, CLICK HERE.
Beads That Feed – Kendra Wagner
Now through August 15, 2020
For every two pack of beaded necklaces sold, $10 will be donated to the Food Bank. For every $10, 50 meals can be provided to San Diegans facing food insecurity. CLICK HERE.
Chessa Kerr – “Love the World” Stickers
Now through July 1, 2020
Chessa Kerr will be donating 50% of all “Love the World” sticker sales to the San Diego Food Bank in support of our COVID-19 Response Fund. Each sticker purchased will provide nearly 8 meals. CLICK HERE to buy one.
JD’s COVID Tees
Now until May 31, 2020
Purchase an “I need space” t-shirt by clicking here and $2 will be donated to the San Diego Food Bank, which will provide 10 meals to a family in need.
Max Depth Apparel
Now until end of May
Max Depth Apparel is an online apparel shop dedicated to serving the Naval community. From now through the end of May, all sales will be donated to the San Diego Food Bank. CLICK HERE.
Saturday, May 23
Matt Whalen intends to run 100 miles in less than 19 hours on May 23rd with a goal of raising $10,000 for the San Diego Food Bank. For more information or to help support his fundraising goal, CLICK HERE.
On Board Gaming
Now until June 12
On Board Gaming in Encinitas is hosting an online raffle for its customers to raise vital funds for our North County Food Bank chapter. Raffle tickets are $2 each and all proceeds will be donated to support North County families in need. For every $2, 10 meals can be provided. The drawing will be live-streamed on Twitch on June 12 at 12 noon. For more information, CLICK HERE.
San Diego Musical Theatre
Now until May 20
Buy a San Diego Musical Theatre gift card and support the San Diego Food Bank! SDMT gift cards can be used for an amazing future Broadway musical, summer camp for the kids or for one of their online zoom classes. For every gift card purchased, SDMT will donate $1 to the Food Bank, which will provide 5 meals for families and seniors impacted by the COVID-19 crisis! CLICK HERE
May 10, 2020 to June 10, 2020
San Diego based solar company, Solar Fuze, will donate $500 to the San Diego Food Bank for every new solar installation between May 10 and June 10. Each $500 donation will provide 2,500 meals! Contact Solar Fuze and mention code SDFB.
For every La Paz ring sold, Sweet Bling will donate $100 to the San Diego Food Bank, which will provide 500 meals. CLICK HERE for more info.
Better Buzz Coffee Roasters » Drive-Thru Locations
Thursday, April 30 – Event has passed.
For one-day only, you can help provide meals to San Diegans impacted by the COVID-19 crisis during your morning coffee pick up at Better Buzz Coffee at drive-thru locations in Pacific Beach, Point Loma, Escondido, and San Marcos! Customers who donate $1 or more will also be treated to 1 add shot to their coffee drink of choice.
Belly Up and Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m. – Event has passed.
Belly Up Tavern will be live streaming Todd’s virtual solo tour from Big Head Todd and the Monsters. Half of the collected donations will go to the North County Food Bank, to help feed families in need in North County San Diego. Click here for more information, to donate and to watch Friday night’s online concert.
Big Frog San Marcos
Now through May 8, 2020 – Campaign has ended.
Big Frog San Marcos is donating 50% of all proceeds from certain apparel to support the North County Food Bank to help feed families in need in North County San Diego. CLICK HERE for more information and to purchase a t-shirt in support of the Food Bank.
Highland Valley Vineyards
Now through May 15, 2020 – Campaign has ended.
Highland Valley Vineyards located in Escondido has committed to donating 20% of their gross wine sales receipts to the San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank chapter. For more information or to purchase wine online, CLICK HERE.
Kendra Scott – Online “Shop for a Cause”
Thursday, April 30 and Friday, May 1 – Event has passed.
Shop for a new necklace or a pair of earrings from Kendra Scott and give back to our North County Food Bank chapter at the same time. Make an online purchase at KendraScott.com using the code ‘GIVEBACK7612’ at checkout and 20% of the proceeds will be donated directly to the North County Food Bank.
Lux Art Institute
Tuesday, May 5 – Event has passed.
Any donation made to Lux during their online event was matched with a contribution to the San Diego Food Bank by a private donor up to $3,500.
Baker Electric Home Energy
In May, Baker Electric Home Energy matched donations to the Food Bank up to $20,000! We are thrilled to announce that we exceeded the match thanks to our generous donors and raised tens of thousands of meals for families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic! We extend a HUGE thank you to our longtime partner, Baker Electric Home Energy, and our amazing supporters for contributing to the Food Bank’s COVID-19 Response Fund through this generous matching gift campaign.
The Miramar-based business is using its production resources and facility to produce an 80% alcohol hand sanitizer in accordance with FDA guidelines. Cutwater Spirits is donating 100% of hand sanitizer produced at its Miramar distillery to non-profits in San Diego County including first responders and longtime charity partner, the San Diego Food Bank. Cutwater Spirits will also be donating funds to the Food Bank that will help the organization produce over 50,000 meals to be distributed to San Diegans affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
Del Rey Avocado Company
Del Rey Avocado Company is helping the Food Bank provide nutrient-rich avocados to individuals and families facing food insecurity during the COVID-19 crisis. They are making weekly deliveries to our warehouse in Vista and will be providing a total of 15,000 pounds of avocados.
Dr. Bronner’s, a world renowned soap and personal care products company based in Vista, generously donated 28 cases of soap and 14 cases of hand sanitizer to support the San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank chapter as we continue day-to-day operations at both warehouse facilities. To learn more about Dr. Bronner’s, CLICK HERE.
Foster Farms delivered more than 35,000 servings (nearly 18,000 pounds) to the San Diego Food Bank to provide lean protein to families economically impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. This donation is part of Foster Farms’ nation-wide campaign to deliver a total of 2.4 million servings of poultry to food banks across the country. Thank you Foster Farms for helping us to feed hope here at home for San Diegans in need.
Mission Federal Credit Union
In April, Mission Federal Credit Union matched donations to the Food Bank up to $50,000! We are thrilled to announce that we far exceeded the match and raised tens of thousands of meals for families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic! We extend a HUGE thank you to Mission Fed and our amazing supporters for your amazing support!
The Tomlinson Foundation offered to match donations to the Food Bank up to $220,000! We are thrilled to announce that our donors’ generous donations met the match and raised tens of thousands of meals for families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with contributions from DLA Piper. We extend a HUGE thank you to the Tomlinson Foundation, Lynora Brown, and all of our supporters who contributed to the Food Bank’s COVID-19 Response Fund through this generous matching gift campaign.
If your company or business is interested in supporting the
San Diego Food Bank during the COVID-19 crisis,
please fill out our Partnership Request Form.