Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank
The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is the largest independent hunger-relief organization in San Diego County, providing food to 370,000 people every month through more than 400 nonprofit partners and 200 direct distributions. The Food Bank's mission is to provide nutritious food to people in need, advocate for the hungry, and educate the public about hunger-related issues. As a very lean and efficient organization, 93 cents out of every dollar donated to the Food Bank goes directly to programs and services. Last year, the Food Bank distributed more than 28 million pounds of food - 34% was nutritious fresh fruits & vegetables. More than 20,000 volunteers work hard to sort, pack and distribute food, as well as assist with administrative projects and events.
The san diego food bank provides food and nonfood items to hunger relief charities throughout san diego county. Member agency program (map).
To provide food and nutrition education to eligible low-income pregnant women, women 12 months postpartum, breast-feeding mothers, children under 6 years of age and seniors over the age of 60. Commodity supplemental food program (csfp).
The emergency food assistance program (efap) is a federal program that provides monthly emergency and supplemental food packages to individuals and families who meet the income guidelines set by the federal government.