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 »
Hunger Walk is an opportunity to make a difference in our community by raising funds so that the Food Bank Coalition can continue to provide food to those in need throughout San Luis Obispo County. This is a family fun event, come take in the beautiful views of Morro Bay as you walk along the embarcadero and enjoy music and refreshments at the finish line.
For the past 5 years, the Munchkin March Parade has benefited the Food Bank Coalition of SLO County. The event will take place at Meadow Park again, where there will be plenty of room to eat, mingle, play and March! We are excited to have it in the same location again this year. There will be awesome music, a Gymnastics Fun Zone, Imagination Playground, Food Trucks, Photo Booths, Silent Auction, and a kid-friendly OUTDOOR MOVIE!! (This is a candy-free event)Read More »
During the entire month of February you can help alleviate hunger by contributing toward the 8th annual Have A Heart campaign. It's simple, just stop by any local Food 4 Less store and make a donation at the check stand! In recognition of your gift, a pink paper heart with your name will be displayed on the wall.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/rabobanks-barrel-to-barrel/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/winemakers-dinner/Read More »
On Saturday, May 14, 2016, the Letter Carriers’ Food Drive celebrates its 24th 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 »
Our mission is to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier community.