According to research conducted by Feeding America and the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger, 5.4 million seniors or 1 in 12 seniors, in America were food-insecure in 2015, including 8.4 percent of seniors living in California.
Feeding San Diego addresses this growing need by providing healthy meals to food-insecure seniors in San Diego County through strategic partnerships. In San Diego, 10 percent of those served by Feeding San Diego partner agencies, or approximately 5,000 individuals each week, are over the age of 60.
Of those served by FSD partner agencies, 10 percent, or approximately 5,000 individuals each week, are over the age of 60.
To best serve seniors in San Diego, FSD has developed strategic partnerships with senior housing facilities, Meals on Wheels and community centers.