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6 06, 2024

Celebrating Our Partnership with Switchfoot and 20 Years of BRO-AM

2024-06-06T11:57:54-07:00

Twenty years ago, the members of Switchfoot dreamed up a way to give back to their hometown. Their idea to bring together friends from the surf and music industries for a charity surf contest benefitting local kids grew into two iconic San Diego events: BRO-AM's Benefit Party and Beach Fest. The Switchfoot Bro-Am Foundation supports [...]

Celebrating Our Partnership with Switchfoot and 20 Years of BRO-AM2024-06-06T11:57:54-07:00
20 02, 2024

Black History Month 2024: Elevating Black Voices in the Feeding San Diego Network

2024-02-20T16:47:29-08:00

Black History Month 2024 is a time to tell the stories of people in the Feeding San Diego network that exemplify Black excellence and leadership. It's also a time to reflect on food insecurity in the Black community. Our network of Black leaders, growers, change makers, volunteers, and neighbors shines year-round, but February is an [...]

Black History Month 2024: Elevating Black Voices in the Feeding San Diego Network2024-02-20T16:47:29-08:00
23 01, 2024

A Healthy Partnership: Creating Food Sovereignty with Healthy Day Partners

2024-01-23T16:05:42-08:00

For Mim Michelove, CEO & president of the non-profit Healthy Day Partners, hunger relief is about more than simply distributing food. Michelove believes that food sovereignty is the solution to food insecurity. Her non-profit empowers food-insecure populations to grow their own food and be less reliant on outside resources. Because of its complimentary mission to [...]

A Healthy Partnership: Creating Food Sovereignty with Healthy Day Partners2024-01-23T16:05:42-08:00
16 01, 2024

Agency Spotlight: Oceanside Sanctuary

2024-02-27T10:18:04-08:00

This month, Feeding San Diego’s Partnership team is highlighting Oceanside Sanctuary, a local Christian fellowship dedicated to providing various resources and support to community members, including their growing food pantry led by Victoria McGoldrick. A Nutritious Mission While Oceanside Sanctuary has been an agency partner for almost ten years, this small but mighty pantry grew exponentially [...]

Agency Spotlight: Oceanside Sanctuary2024-02-27T10:18:04-08:00
8 11, 2023

Recognizing and Supporting our Local Indigenous Community This Native American Heritage Month

2024-05-22T14:14:55-07:00

On the fourth Tuesday of every month, Feeding San Diego's bright orange truck makes its way to the Santa Ysabel Reservation. Forty miles east of Escondido, located on Highway 76, the reservation is situated on the slopes of the Volcan Mountains. At nearly 4,500 feet, it's a remote location that's a world away from where [...]

Recognizing and Supporting our Local Indigenous Community This Native American Heritage Month2024-05-22T14:14:55-07:00
4 10, 2023

World Teacher’s Day Spotlight: A Teacher’s Mission to Provide Food to Students

2023-10-04T10:37:50-07:00

Teachers make a significant impact on the lives of students in a myriad of ways. World Teacher’s Day is a day to celebrate how teachers transform education. This World Teacher’s Day, we’re spotlighting one teacher who saw a need and took action. Elizabeth Lonnecker, a ninth- and eleventh-grade English teacher at Hoover High School, noticed [...]

World Teacher’s Day Spotlight: A Teacher’s Mission to Provide Food to Students2023-10-04T10:37:50-07:00
14 09, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month 2023: Working with Universidad Popular to Support the Hispanic Community in Pauma Valley

2023-09-14T12:27:27-07:00

The drive along Highway 76 to the Pauma Valley Community Center is picturesque. Fruit trees dot the hills. Signs advertise freshly picked produce and local honey. The sight as you arrive at the center is a bit different. A line of waiting cars winds around the driveway and extends into the road. At the center [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month 2023: Working with Universidad Popular to Support the Hispanic Community in Pauma Valley2023-09-14T12:27:27-07:00
1 09, 2023

Back to School Feature: How a Local High School is Normalizing Food Assistance on Campus

2023-09-01T13:55:45-07:00

As San Diego County kids head back to school this month, it’s important to remember that school is about more than just learning inside the classroom. Students need resources outside of the classroom to be able to focus and learn when they’re on campus. Feeding San Diego’s School Pantry Program is the answer to this [...]

Back to School Feature: How a Local High School is Normalizing Food Assistance on Campus2023-09-01T13:55:45-07:00
11 07, 2023

The Hunger Action Heroes Are Back for San Diego Comic-Con International 2023

2023-07-11T10:31:55-07:00

Last year, the world was first introduced to Hunger Halter and Demeter during San Diego Comic-Con International. Feeding San Diego's new Hunger Action Heroes went from the page to the stage as part of the Hunger Action Hero Art Contest. The contest was a collaboration between Feeding San Diego and the Comic-Con Museum. The contest [...]

The Hunger Action Heroes Are Back for San Diego Comic-Con International 20232023-07-11T10:31:55-07:00
7 07, 2023

Agency Spotlight: Sherman Heights Community Center

2024-02-27T15:43:34-08:00

The Sherman Heights Community Center was founded in 1984. It serves about 20,000 community members annually through several community engagement activities year-round. Enhancing Community Services Sherman Heights began its partnership with Feeding San Diego in April 2022. They have provided a food distribution program for two decades. Now, through this partnership, they also serve seniors [...]

Agency Spotlight: Sherman Heights Community Center2024-02-27T15:43:34-08:00