Month: June 2019

Extending Hospitality and Feeding Neighbors

Hunger relief is an ancient feature of humans helping out their neighbor. If it’s not the oldest game in town it’s close to it. All the early texts of wisdom literature recorded ideas about how to treat those who were the most vulnerable in society. Special care was suggested for older citizens, babies and the… Read more »

Summer Hunger in San Luis Obispo County

In San Luis Obispo County 43% or 14,600 K-12 children, are eligible for free or reduced priced meals during the school year. Eligibility is determined by household size and income. In the 2018-19 school year children in a household of four can receive free meals at school if the household’s annual income is less than… Read more »

Hunger Awareness Day Recap

On Friday, June 7th, the San Luis Obispo Food Bank Coalition hosted its 13th annual Hunger Awareness Day event. The goal of Hunger Awareness Day is to raise awareness for food insecurity in SLO county and money to provide healthy food to the 1 in 6 in our community who may struggle with access to… Read more »