Hunger Relief Organization To Provide Extra Food to Hard-Hit Areas of County

In response to the multiple power outages affecting 30,000 residents in San Diego’s East County, Feeding San Diego is sending one ton of additional fresh produce and other groceries to Julian this morning to help families who lost their perishable food when the power went out or may have difficulty getting food from other sources. Additional food distributions will be held in Descanso and Potrero on Thursday.

Affected residents struggling with food insecurity may pick up free healthy, fresh produce and packaged food at the following locations:

WHAT:                  Feeding San Diego Emergency Food Distributions

WHEN/WHERE:

  • Wed., 11/14, Julian Branch Library, 1850 California 78,Julian, CA 92036
    9:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Thurs., 11/15, Descanso Town Hall, 24536 Viejas Grade Rd., Descanso, CA 91916
    9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Thurs., 11/15, 2595 Broken Bone Lane, Potrero, CA 91963
    12 noon – 1:00 pm

Feeding San Diego is an active partner in disaster relief and recovery efforts and is in regular communication with regional emergency services and a coalition of community groups, the Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, to provide leadership, support, and tangible supplies during disasters or other emergencies.

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About Feeding San Diego
Established in 2007, Feeding San Diego (FSD) is the leading hunger-relief organization in the county, distributing 26 million healthy meals within the last year, and the only Feeding America affiliate in the region. FSD provides food and resources to more than 63,000 people each week through a comprehensive network of 260 neighborhood distribution sites. Primarily funded by private philanthropy, Feeding San Diego is committed to solving hunger through innovative and scalable solutions, while simultaneously protecting the environment and reducing food waste.