Category: Press Releases

SB 641 signed by Governor Newsom expands access to CalFresh benefits to California’s College Students

CalFresh for College Students

San Luis Obispo, CA – 14 October, 2022 – The SLO Food Bank and its hunger relief network celebrate the signing of a new State law designed to provide hunger… Read more »

SLO Food Bank Unveiled New GleanSLO Logo at Glean Event

On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at 10:15 am, SLO Food Bank staff and gleaning volunteers came together to celebrate the rollout of the refreshed GleanSLO logo at FirstFruits Farm in… Read more »

CalFresh Awareness Month: Addressing Low Enrollment in SLO County and Why it Matters

San Luis Obispo, CA – May 3, 2022 – May is CalFresh Awareness Month. CalFresh is a vital hunger relief program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and… Read more »

Senior Home Delivery: Grocery Delivery to Home-Bound Seniors

Ride-On Transportation providing a grocery delivery out of their bus.

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – A Feeding America grant is making it possible for three local social service organizations to work together to provide free, weekly grocery delivery to SLO… Read more »

SLO Food Bank receives 10,260 pounds of fair meat thanks to our community

After going completely virtual with last year’s livestock auction, the California Mid-State Fair was excited to hold the Junior Livestock Auction in person this July.  This event affords children of… Read more »

Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s Annual Independence from Hunger Campaign to benefit SLO Food Bank

Logo | Grocery Outlet Independence from Hunger Campaign

SAN LUIS OBSIPO, July 15th – Local San Luis Obispo Grocery Outlet Bargain Market’s Independence from Hunger Campaign is underway and benefits the SLO Food Bank. Throughout July, shoppers can… Read more »

SLO County Organizations Promote Health Benefits of California Grown Produce

Efforts will increase local produce access and education in underserved communities and local school districts. San Luis Obispo, CA – May 5, 2021 – SLO Food Bank, Slow Money San… Read more »

Major Heidi Harmon and Union’s United Raise Funds for the SLO Food Bank

SLO City Major Heidi Harmon and Union’s United Raise More Than $71,000 for the SLO Food Bank in Combined Matching Campaign San Luis Obispo, February 4, 2021 – With hunger… Read more »

The SLO Food Bank Receives 48,000 lb of Fair Meat Despite Fair 2020 Cancellation

Summer on the Central Coast looked very different in 2020 as our community canceled many iconic events and gatherings, including the California Mid State Fair. In years past, we enjoyed… Read more »

13th Annual Hunger Awareness Day Raises Over $100,000

SLO Food Bank’s 13th Annual Hunger Awareness Day Raises Over $100,000 in Support of Food Insecurity in SLO County San Luis Obispo, June 13, 2019 – On Friday, June 7th,… Read more »