San Diego Food Bank Blog

The North County Food Bank Opens Client Choice Pantry After Two-Year Wait

The North County Food Bank opened our Client Choice Pantry on Monday, June 20th after a two year wait.  The project was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, replaced for the duration by a contactless drive-thru distribution model.  The Client Choice Pantry is open Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with 15 minute…

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Bing Surfboards Brings a Wave of Support to the Food Bank

Bing Surfboards helped the North County Food Bank start the year off with a bang with a $25,000 donation! In January, the Encinitas-based surf shop held an opportunity drawing for a chance to win a 9’6” Beacon surfboard with proceeds benefiting the Food Bank. Those interested in purchasing a $10 entry ticket not only received…

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Representative Mike Levin Lends a Hand at the North County Food Bank’s Drive-Thru Super Pantry

Ahead of the Christmas holiday, Representative Mike Levin joined volunteers at the North County Food Bank to help distribute food to families in need at our Drive-Thru Super Pantry. Families who drove through that day received milk, bread, fresh produce and a variety of canned food items. Those with infants and toddlers also received emergency…

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San Diego Food Bank to Launch 30 Countywide “Super Pantries” to Enhance Food Distribution Programs

The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank chapter announced the launch of our new “Super Pantry Program”, which will comprise 30 high-volume food distribution centers strategically located in communities throughout San Diego County from Camp Pendleton in the north to San Ysidro in the south and rural East County communities.

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North County Food Bank Expands Services with Newly Leased Vista Warehouse

The North County Food Bank marked its third month of operations in its newly-leased 30,000-square-foot warehouse distribution center in Vista. The move to the food bank’s new home completes the second phase of the organization’s North County Hunger Initiative – an aggressive plan established by Food Bank officials to double the amount of food and…

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