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Runway: Where Fashion Meets Compassion Recap

Bloomingdale’s and Feeding San Diego joined forces during Hunger Action Month to present RUNWAY: Where Fashion meets Compassion.  Attendees met on the 2nd floor of the Fashion Valley Bloomingdale’s where the area was transformed for the much-awaited fashion show. Drinks were poured and appetizers were passed around as guests mingled [...]

By | October 16, 2018|Events|0 Comments

FOREver Grateful

On September 21, RSI Roofing and Solar dedicated their annual Customer Appreciation Golf Tournament event to the fight against hunger in San Diego County. More than 100 generous supporters attended the event. Before the tournament began guests purchased tickets to win an array of prizes.  After a fun day of [...]

By | October 16, 2018|Events|0 Comments

An Innovative Approach to Getting Food to College Students: Feeding San Diego’s College Partnership Program

From the coast to the desert and all points in between, college students experience hunger. Many students, especially those who attend community colleges, work full time, raise children, and are pursuing second careers. They handle these competing stresses while also facing multiple financial pressures. According to a 2016 HOPE Lab [...]

OK, I Only Have $5, What Should I Eat? – A CalFresh Story

“I thought I didn’t deserve help, that I wasn’t poor enough or there were other people who needed it more than me,” explained Maria, a student at San Diego City College, when asked why she hadn’t applied for CalFresh earlier. This said by a young woman who is a full-time [...]

Top Volunteers: September 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Jerinice Quiles, our new AmeriCorps Volunteer Fellow. She will be supporting the Volunteer Department with volunteer recruitment, onboarding, event coordination, and community outreach. She's originally from Puerto Rico and grew up in Orlando, FL. Jerinice is excited to get involved with her new community and to help FSD [...]

By | October 3, 2018|volunteer programs|0 Comments