Press Coverage

APRIL, 2024

ABC 10News — April 11: Feeding San Diego expands Marketplace to help more people

KBPS — April 11: Feeding San Diego opens expanded marketplace pantry

NBC7 — April 11: Feeding San Diego opens a bigger marketplace to help those in need

CBS8 — April 11: Feeding San Diego Marketplace celebrates grand opening

MARCH, 2024

The San Diego Union-Tribune — March 25: Local farm to food bank to table: A new model grows in San Diego

San Diego Magazine — March 19: Party Pics: Feeding San Diego’s Pairings with a Purpose Dinner

CBS8 — March 11: San Diego organization partners with farmers to reduce food insecurity

Rancho Santa Fe Review — March 6: RSF Rotary Club gives donation to San Diego Food Bank

Times of San Diego — March 1: Feeding San Diego Names Bob Kamensky, Retired U.S. Navy Vet as New CEO


San Diego Business Journal — February 26: Feeding San Diego Names New CEO

CBS8 — February 10: Feeding San Diego sets up first makeshift food pantry in Spring Valley neighborhood

The Californian — February 9: Stormy weather brings deluge of good will, donations

CBS8 — February 6: More businesses joining food rescue organizations to protect the environment

ABC 10News — February 5: Hundreds of families receive meals at Feeding San Diego food distribution in Spring Valley

CBS8 — February 5: San Diego nonprofit opens food pantry to flood victims


NBC7 San Diego — January 12: San Diego Zoo and Feeding San Diego collaborate to combat food waste

KPBS — January 10: How business’ leftovers may help the environment and prevent food insecurity

The San Diego Union-Tribune — January 5: Hunger grows: As more San Diegans struggled to eat, donations to food nonprofits fell

ABC 10News — January 4: Feeding San Diego hopes new law expansion generates more food to support community

CBS8 — January 4: 2024 New California Laws | Large venues are required to donate leftover food instead of throwing it away

Fox 5 San Diego — January 4: New California law requires more businesses donate, not toss, excess food

Times of San Diego — January 4: Feeding San Diego Preps for Increased Food Donations Under New Senate Bill 1383 — January 2: Feeding San Diego’s school pantry program receives $150K grant


La Jolla Light — December 18: Feeding San Diego rescues food to rescue county’s needy from hunger

NBC7 San Diego — December 16: Feeding San Diego hands out holiday food to hundreds of families in Mira Mesa

The Coast News — December 4: Feeding San Diego serves hundreds in San Marcos


The Star News — November 30: Drive-thru event sees 2,000 don’t go hungry

ABC 10News — November 28:Month of a Million Meals: Single mother finds support in Feeding San Diego’s food distribution

CBS8 — November 28: Support Feeding San Diego on Giving Tuesday

SD Today — November 27: 45 volunteer opportunities in San Diego

KPBS — November 22: Food insecurity is on the rise

ABC 10News — November 21: Feeding San Diego provides Thanksgiving meals to 2,000 families in Chula Vista

NBC7 San Diego — November 21: Feeding San Diego distributes Thanksgiving meals

Times of San Diego — November 15: $25K Grant from USS Midway Foundation to Support Hunger Relief for Military Community 

San Diego Magazine — November 15: 31 San Diego Charities and Nonprofits to Donate to on Giving Tuesday

CBS8 — November 15: Feeding San Diego helping families put food on the table this holiday season

ABC 10News — November 13: Month of a Million Meals: Retired firefighter joins Feeding San Diego as volunteer

CBS8 — November 13: Feeding San Diego partners with military organizations to provide produce to families in need of food

ABC 10News — November 13: Annual Month of a Million Meals donation drive to benefit Feeding San Diego

CBS8 — November 10: Feeding San Diego helps military families at Dewey Elementary

NBC 7 San Diego — November 9: San Diego fishermen and chefs team up to fight hunger

Del Mar Times — November 6: Ocean Air students give back with Feeding San Diego

KPBS — November 3: Fish to Families program helps local hunger-relief programs

NBC 7 San Diego — November 2: ‘Everything is so expensive’: Feeding San Diego’s free mini grocery store helping food-insecure families


Times of San Diego — October 30: New Report: 10 Million More Americans Experiencing Food Insecurity

Ranch & Coast — October Issue: Pairings with a Purpose 

CBS8 — October 26: Food insecurity is on the rise in San Diego, nonprofit says

Times of San Diego — October 26: Feeding San Diego Struggles to Keep Up with Demand As Hunger Rises Sharply Across U.S.

Rancho Santa Fe Review — October 20: Pairings With a Purpose event fuels Feeding San Diego

Del Mar Times — October 13: Del Mar Wine & Food Festival raises thousands for Feeding San Diego

NPFX Podcast — October 11: Season 4, Episode 13: Inflation and Impact: How Nonprofits Are Navigating Economic Realities

Air1 — October 8: LOCAL: Closer Look: Feeding San Diego

Encinitas Advocate — October 6: Whispering Angel Celebrity Pickleball Tournament helps raise funds for Feeding San Diego

ABC 10News — October 2: Local high schooler helping San Diegans facing food insecurity

Times of San Diego — October 1: Del Mar Wine & Food Festival Raises $25K for Feeding San Diego


ABC 10News — September 15: ‘How am I gonna make it?’ A portrait of food insecurity in San Diego

The San Diego Union-Tribune — September 14: Celebrity pickleball tournament raises money to fight hunger

The Coast News — September 13: Feeding San Diego helps those impacted by inflation

There San Diego — Feeding San Diego joins forces with San Diego Wave FC to rally community support

The Coast News — September 1: Celebrities, athletes coming out to support Del Mar Food & Wine Festival

AUGUST, 2023

Rancho Santa Fe Review — August 29: Dinner event at Rancho Santa Fe’s Secret Garden supports Feeding San Diego

JULY, 2023

There San Diego — Chef Brad Wise is next featured chef at Pairings With A Purpose fundraiser for Feeding San Diego

The San Diego Union-Tribune — July 19: Opinion: Donations to local food banks soared early in the pandemic, but have plunged since

There San Diego — July 16: Feeding San Diego’s Hunger Action Heroes are back to meet the public at multiple events during San Diego Comic-Con International

The San Diego Union-Tribune — July 14: The Dish: Trust Restaurants’ Brad Wise to host fundraising dinner in Rancho Santa Fe for Feeding San Diego

CBS8 — July 12: Feeding San Diego leading the battle against hunger

Civil Eats — July 10: Food Insecurity is common in the US military. Will Congress vote to expand benefits?

SDCC Unofficial Blog — July 8: Be a Hunger Action Hero during San Diego Comic-Con 2023

NBC7 San Diego — July 6: Restaurants look to help after inflation takes a hefty toll on Feeding San Diego

The San Diego Union-Tribune — July 5: Here’s where you can find free summer meals for kids in San Diego County

JUNE, 2023

NBC7 San Diego — June 24: San Diego Food Banks Still Struggling to Keep Up With Demand

The San Diego Union-Tribune — June 20: Hundreds of Thousands Face a ‘massive benefits cliff.’ San Diego Food Banks are Scrambling to Keep Up

CBS8 — June 16: Help Fight Food Insecurity on June 21 | How You Can Help

The Coast News — June 8: Free Meals for Kids This Summer

CBS8 — June 5: Feeding San Diego is Bringing Hot Summer meals, Produce to Kids Who Need it Most

MAY, 2023

CBS8 — May 25: Looming Debt Ceiling Impacts San Diego Food Relief Organizations

KPBS — May 23: Emergency Food Assistance Ended, but San Diego’s Hunger Crisis Isn’t Over

CBS8 — May 23: Farmers Donating Fresh Produce to Feeding San Diego, Including Organic Escondido Mushroom Farm

San Diego Business Journal — May 14: Feeding SD, STEP Host Food Distribution for Military Families

NBC7 San Diego — May 12: Ways You Can Help Asylum Seekers at San Diego Border — May 3: Feeding San Diego, Starbucks divert food waste

APRIL, 2023

KPBS — April 27: Feeding San Diego Has Rescued Over Million Pounds of Food From Local Starbucks

ABC 10News — April 13: San Diego Connect

The Coast News Group — April 12: Girl Scouts Earn Food Rescue Patch

Del Mar Times — April 12: San Diego Girl Scouts Volunteer to Help Prevent Food Waste

KUSI News — April 10: Good Business San Diego 

San Diego Union-Tribune — April 8: San Diego Girl Scouts Volunteer to Help Prevent Food Waste

MARCH, 2023

The San Diego Union-Tribune — March 24: The Dish

KPBS — March 24: Helping Those Facing Hunger During San Diego Restaurant Week

ABC 10News — March 24: San Diego Restaurant Week Kicking Off with Hundreds of Tasty Options

NBC7 San Diego — March 23: San Diego’s Senior Gleaners Harvest the Overlooked to Help Feed Others

San Diego Magazine — March 21: Party Pics: Feeding San Diego’s Pairings with a Purpose

ABC 10News — March 14: Savor the Diverse Foods of San Diego’s Food Scene During Restaurant Week

San Diego Metro — March 15: Daily Business Report — March 3: News Briefs: The Latest Updates in the Uptown and Downtown Neighborhoods

KUSI News — March 1: Good Business San Diego


KUSI News — February 28: Average Family to Lose $200 in Assistance After End of COVID-19 Emergency

CBS8 — February 28: Emergency Allotments to CalFresh Benefits for Millions of Californians End February 28

Times of San Diego — February 23: Jensen Meat Co. Donates 166,300 Pounds of Product to Feeding San Diego

San Diego Business Journal — February 23: Jensen Meat Co. Donates Products to Feeding San Diego

San Diego Business Journal — February 21: SDBJ Insider 

ABC 10News — February 21: Department of Defense Survey Highlights Food Insecurity Amongst Military Families

The San Diego Union-Tribune — February 17: Feeding San Diego Will Expand Rural Food Access, Thanks to New Grant

San Diego Business Journal — February 17: Feeding San Diego Receives Major Grant from Las Patronas

SD Metro — February 13: Daily Business Report: Monday, Feb. 13, 2023

Times of San Diego — February 9: Feeding San Diego Receives $100,000 Grant from the Cigna Foundation

NBC7 San Diego — February 9: Cal Fresh Food Assistance Benefits Will be Slashed for Emergency Allotment Recipients

CBS8 — February 8: Local Hunger-Relief Organization Will Host a Dinner Party with Chef Angelo Sosa

CBS8 — February 7: Food Assistance Benefits for Millions of Californians Will Soon Be Slashed

There San Diego — February 2: Feeding San Diego Reintroducing Annual Fundraising Event, Pairings With A Purpose


The San Diego Union-Tribune — January 26: Month of a Million Meals Telethon

La Jolla Light — January 20: Photo gallery: Las Patronas Distributes $367,000 to Seven San Diego-Area Nonprofits at La Jolla Lunch

NBC7 San Diego — January 17: Free Marketplace Seeks to End Hunger in San Diego County, One Zucchini at a Time

KPBS — January 13: Rising Egg Prices are Having an Impact in Places You Might Not Expect

The San Diego Union-Tribune — January 5: Feeding San Diego in Urgent Need of Volunteers

Fox 5 San Diego — January 4: Feeding San Diego Urgently Looking for Volunteers

There San Diego — January 3: Feeding San Diego Urgently Calling For Volunteers

CBS8 — January 3: Feeding San Diego’s urgent need for volunteers | Here’s how you can help

KUSI News — January 3: Good Business San Diego


CBS8 — December 30: Feeding San Diego’s ‘Zero Waste’ Program Sends Discarded Food to Farms

KUSI News — December 27: Feeding San Diego Announces New Partnership with Instacart

The San Diego Union-Tribune — December 21: Feeding San Diego to Distribute 3.5 Million Pounds of Food This Month

The San Diego Union-Tribune En Español — December 23: Feeding San Diego Distribuirá 3.5 Millones de Libras de Alimentos Este Mes

Times of San Diego — December 21: San Diegans Can Donate Food to Feeding San Diego Through Community Carts, a New Partnership with Instacart

KPBS — December 20: Feeding San Diego Helps 1,700 Families During Their Holiday Food Drive

San Diego Magazine — December 19: Hungry Minds 

NBC7 San Diego — December 14: As Season of Giving Ends, January Needs Volunteers the Most

CBS8 — December 5: Feeding San Diego Shares ‘Kitchen Diaries’ to Show the Face of Hunger

The San Diego Union-Tribune — December 4: North County School News, Dec. 4

San Diego Magazine — December 1: Year in Review: San Diego’s Best Events in 2022