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Top Volunteers: July 2017

Volunteer of the Month

Please join us in celebrating Marylu Ramirez as our Volunteer of the Month! Marylu makes others feel so welcome and comfortable during each volunteer shift. Her warmth and kindness truly make volunteers feel like they are a part of our Feeding San Diego family.

Since September 2013 she has […]

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New & Innovative Programs Serve More Children Summer Meals

In San Diego County, more than 125,000 kids receive free or reduced priced breakfasts and lunches during the school year.  These meals are essential to the health and well-being of the students ensuring that they have the fuel they need to learn and grow.

In the summer when school is out, many […]

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Nutrition Week Teaches Kids Valuable Nutrition Information

The aim of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is to bridge the gap of hunger that often occurs when kids no longer have access to school meals in the summer time, which is extremely detrimental to children. Equally alarming is the lack of education and engagement that kids often […]

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Nutrition Nugget & Recipe: Bananas

Whether you’re on the go or recovering from a workout, bananas are the perfect snack. This handy fruit has many healthy properties, and is about as convenient as they come to eat. Aside from the benefits of the banana, Banana Crunch Wraps are packed with whole grains to keep you energized. The […]

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Food from the Bar 2017: Final Results

Food from the Bar 2017 has wrapped up and we truly appreciate the support of each firm in the fight to overrule hunger.

In total, 284 volunteer hours and 1,056 pounds of food were donated (equivalent of 880 meals), with a total of $43,000 raised. All in all, 172,880 meals were […]

By |July 7, 2017|campaigns and events|Comments Off on Food from the Bar 2017: Final Results