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SLO Food Bank

Coalition of San Luis Obispo County

Hope for the Holidays

November 1st – December 31st 

The Food Bank is hosting its annual Hope for the Holidays food drive this November & December to provide food for those in need this holiday season. Be sure to look for our green barrels at a grocery store near you! We wish to thank our major financial sponsors for the Hope for the Holidays, Pacific Gas & Electric and Wendy & B. Wayne Hughes, Jr. To make a monetary donation click here. For every $1 donated, we can provide $10 worth of food. Wendy & B. Wayne Hughes, Jr. will match all donations up to $20,000, so your donation will be doubled! 

Give the gift of hope this holiday season!

Most Needed Items:
Canned fruits and vegetables
Canned meat & tuna
Canned soups
Canned beans
Peanut butter
Dry cereal

Drop off Locations (county-wide):
Food 4 Less

Oak Hill Market - Lake Nacemento
Smart & Final - Paso Robles

Food Bank Warehouse
2212 Golden Hill Rd., Paso Robles
1820 Railroad Rd., Oceano
Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 3 PM

Host your Own Food/or Money Drive:
Organizing a food drive is a fun activity for schools and businesses, and it is a great way to help those in need. Did you know that with every $1 donated we can provide $10 woth of food! Call us today and we will help you get started!

Food raised from the holiday food drive will be distributed to people in need through our 225 agency partners which include: churches, food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, low-income daycare centers, rehabilitation programs and senior centers.

Volunteers are needed to hand out "wish list" and encourage shoppers to donate at grocery stores throughout the county. For more information about volunteering, hosting your own food drive or for general inquiries please contact:

Megan Chicoine
(805) 238-4664 

Thank you to our major sponsor!