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Retail Rescue Program Brings Out the Best in a Community

Faith Community, Sprouts, and Feeding San Diego Join Together to Feed Clairemont

Walking into the garden courtyard of Community Christian Service Agency, across the street from Clairemont High School, you are immediately welcomed by the friendly volunteers and staff, and made to feel part of their circle. They know many of […]

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 student […]

It’s Really Really Free: New Farmers Market Sprouts on Miramar College Campus

Almost everyone who encounters a Feeding San Diego farmers market on college campuses has trouble believing that everything is free. As humans just trying to get by with our daily lives in the fast-moving, hustling 21st Century, we can be forgiven for sometimes being a little suspicious or cynical. After […]

Summer Highlight: Filling the Summer Meal Gap with Regional School Break Distributions

The bell rings. Most students start to cheer and shout, “School’s out for summer!” But there are too many children who worry and wonder, “Now where will I get my lunch from?”

Children across San Diego County rely on school food programs as a critical source for their everyday meals. Here […]

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