Hunger Awareness Day 2022

June 3 is Hunger Awareness Day!

This countywide event informs our community of resources to alleviate hunger in SLO County and raises vital funds to support the SLO Food Bank’s hunger relief efforts. Newly added to this year’s event is CalFresh application assistance! Together, we will feed SLO County!

Help us feed SLO County and become a Hunger Hero! This page contains all the information you need to participate in our event activities. If you want to donate, create a fundraiser, or join an existing team, please click on one of the buttons below.

Donation Locations

Vons, 7135 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422 from 9am – 6pm

Cambria Drug & Gift, 2222 Main St, Cambria, CA 93428 from 9am – 6pm

Grover Beach
Vons, 1758 W Grand Ave, Grover Beach, CA 93433 from 9am – 6pm

Los Osos
Ralph’s, 1240 Los Osos Valley Rd, Los Osos, CA 93402 from 9am – 6pm

Morro Bay
Morro Bay Park, 734 Harbor St, Morro Bay, 93442 from 9am – 6pm

Vons, 520 W Tefft St, Nipomo, CA 93444 from 9am – 6pm

Paso Robles
Walmart, 180 Niblick Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446 from 9am – 6pm

Pismo Beach
California Fresh Market, 555 5 Cities Dr, Pismo Beach, CA 93449 from 9am – 6pm

San Luis Obispo
California Fresh Market, 771 Foothill Blvd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 from 9am – 6pm

Pacific Premier Bank, 1144 Morro Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 from 9am – 6pm

CalFresh Assistance

If you have difficulty affording nutritious food, you may be eligible for CalFresh benefits! CalFresh helps individuals and families purchase healthy food by providing them with an EBT card and monthly stipend which can be used in grocery stores and at some farmers markets.

On Hunger Awareness Day, we will be offering one-on-one CalFresh Application Assistance from 10am until 4pm at the following sites. Appointments are not necessary!

If you want to know now whether you or someone you know qualifies for CalFresh, you can visit or call 1-877-847-3663.

Atascadero Public Library
6555 Capistrano Ave
Atascadero, CA 93422

Morro Bay Public Library
625 Harbor St.
Morro Bay, CA 93422

Nipomo Public Library
918 W Tefft St
Nipomo, CA 93444

SLO Public Library
995 Palm St
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Documents to bring with you:

  • Form of identification (e.g. drivers license or passport)
  • Proof of any income (e.g. monthly paystub)
  • Social security or legal resident identification*

*Immigration status of any person applying for CalFresh is completely confidential and will NOT be reported. Parents of US citizens can apply for CalFresh on their child’s behalf regardless of their child’s immigration status.