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Hunger Walk + 5k

October 15, 2016

Hunger Walk has never been more fun! For the first time this fundraising event will include a 5k component and take place entirely at the Morro Rock. Come take in the beautiful views of Morro Bay and enjoy music, family friendly activities, food and refreshments at the finish line. Hunger Walk + 5k is also an opportunity to make a difference by raising funds to end hunger in our community. We hope to see you there!


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Munchkin March

October 21, 2016

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)

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Music for the Soul

November 20, 2016

Don't miss your chance to buy tickets for Music for the Soul! The jazz concert will take place Sunday, November 20th at Studio in the Park in Paso Robles. Event to benefit the Food Bank Coalition and Paso Robles Loaves & Fishes. Save the Date: Sunday, November 20th

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Turkey Drive

November 17, 2016

Our annual Turkey Drive will take place one week before Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 17th! Your turkey donation can help feed a family this holiday season, please stop by one of our three drop off locations.

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#GivingTuesday

December 1, 2015

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

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Reindeer Run

December 5, 2015

Reindeer Run registration is open! Don't miss out on this fun community event, taking place Saturday, December 5th. This fun run 5K takes place at Mitchell Park, followed by breakfast with Santa!

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Choose Your Trot

November 24, 2016

Join us on Thanksgiving morning for a Turkey Trot fundraiser! You can choose from two locations: the Bob Jones trail at Avila Beach or the pier at Pismo Beach.

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Past Events

January 1, 2015

Below you will find past events during 2015 that have benefited the Food Bank Coalition.

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Season of Hope

October 12, 2015

Join us in making the holiday season a little brighter for our friends and neighbors in need.

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Hope for the Holidays

November 1, 2015

Hope for the Holidays is a food and fund drive that starts November 1, 2015 and runs through December 24, 2015. This event offers a lot of ways to get involved and give back during the holiday season!

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Have A Heart

February 1, 2016

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.

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Feeding Young Minds & Bodies

April 1, 2016

You can help end childhood hunger! During the entire month of April, stop by your local SESLOC Federal Credit Union branch to make a donation!

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Barrel to Barrel

April 29, 2016

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/

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Winemakers Dinner

April 30, 2016

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/

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

May 14, 2016

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.

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Hunger Awareness Day

June 3, 2016

Help us reach our goal of raising $135,000 for Hunger Awareness Day! All funds raised helps the Food Bank Coalition provide nutritious food to our neighbors in need year round.


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FREE Summer Meals for Children and Teens!

June 13, 2016

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.

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Our mission is to work with a network of community partners to alleviate hunger in San Luis Obispo County and build a healthier community.