During the school year 16,000 of the children in our county participate in the Free or Reduced Priced School Meals program at school, which provides them with a meal during the day. Unfortunately, during the summer break these children no longer have access to these meals. Lovin' Lunchbox provides nutritious meals (like breakfast or lunch) and a snack to children and teenagers age 18 years and younger struggling with hunger at approved sites during the summer months when school is not in session.Read More »
The Drought Food Assistance Program (DFAP) is a response to Governor Brown’s Emergency Drought Declaration from January 2014. Recently San Luis Obispo County was added to the list of 29 counties in the state most impacted by the drought. Individuals receiving the food will be asked to self-certify that they live in a household where drought conditions have caused their underemployment or unemployment.Read More »
Join Peter Funt of the legendary Candid Camera show in a hilarious stage presentation at the Clark Center in Arroyo Grande. Audiences nationwide love this two-hour toast to America’s longest-running entertainment program. It’s clips and quips AND a benefit for the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County.
Sharing the Dream of San Luis Obispo County hosted their annual holiday event and fundraiser on Monday, January 19, 2015 from 2pm to 7pm at the SLO Grange Hall on Broad Street. Proceeds from this year's event totaled $1,400. This this donation, the Food Bank will be able to provide $14,000 worth of food to SLO residents in need of supplemental food assistance.Read More »
The 7th annual Have A Heart fundraiser generated a grand total of $17,500! Because the Food Bank is able to provide $10 worth of food for every $1 donated, this donation of $17,500 will be able to provide $175,000 worth of food. A big thank you to Food 4 Less and community supporters for making the 2015 “Have A Heart” campaign a huge success.Read More »
During the entire month of April, SESLOC Federal Credit Union will match your donation in support of the Food Bank's Lovin' Lunchbox program. Your donation will help the Food Bank distribute over 30,000 meals to children struggling with hunger in San Luis Obispo this summer.Read More »
From April 6 to May 3, 2015 Walmart is working with local communities to fight hunger and spark change. You can make a difference through three easy ways: 1) make an in-store purchase, 2) make a donation at the register, and 3) share a picture on social media.Read More »
Held on the ocean front lawn at the Cliffs Resort, Barrel to Barrel will include live music from Aloha Radio, over 40 visiting wineries and breweries, local cuisines and an incredible silent auction! Proceeds benefit the Food Bank's GleanSLO Program. http://www.winewavesandbeyond.com/Read More »
Chefs from around the county will each create a delicious course paired with local wine. This year's event will take place at the stunning Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort. Proceeds to benefit the Food Bank's GleanSLO Program. http://www.winewavesandbeyond.com/Read More »
On Saturday, May 9, 2015, the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive celebrates its 23rd year helping the hungry. The National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive will once again spread out across San Luis Obispo County to help provide assistance to residents who are struggling with hunger.Read More »
Hunger Awareness Day is the Food Bank's largest fundraiser of the year. To make a donation in person, join us Friday, June 5th from 7am-7pm at one of our donation sites near you. View HAD 2015 Event Flyer: PDF
One Day. One Dollar. One Big Challenge to Feed the Hungry.
Our mission is to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier community.