Emergency Food Assistance

Emergency Food Assistance

San Diego Food Bank Programs

Emergency Food Assistance Program

Distributes emergency food packages containing mostly nonperishable items at 80 locations across San Diego County every month. Proof of income is not required, but verbal confirmation is requested.

Emergency Food Assistance Income Guidelines


Neighborhood Food Distribution Program

Distributes fresh produce at 19 sites throughout the County. This program is open to anyone, you do not need an ID card and there are no income requirements.


Senior Food Program

Provides 35-pound box of food and 2-pound block of cheese to individuals over 60 with an annual household income of $16,558. You need proof of address and date of birth, but no proof of income is required.

San Diego Food Bank distribution site locations change weekly. For current list of distribution locations, visit sandiegofoodbank.org/gethelp.


Additional Emergency Food Distribution Sites

These sites provide food to those financially impacted by COVID-19. They do not have any requirements.

Schedule: Site:
Central: Ongoing
Every 1st and 3rd Saturday | 9:00 a.m.
San Diego & Imperial Counties Labor Council
SDCCU Stadium, Northeast Lot
9499 Friars Road, San Diego CA 92108
Ongoing
Every Tuesday | 3:00 p.m.
Jacobs Center
404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego CA 92114
Ongoing
Every Sunday | 10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
St. David’s Food Pantry
5050 Milton Street, San Diego CA 92110
Ongoing
Every Friday at 1:00 p.m.
Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC)
5296 University Avenue #A, San Diego CA 92105
South Bay: Ongoing
Every Tuesday and Thursday | 8:00 a.m.
Community Through Hope
Eucalyptus Park
436 C Street, Chula Vista CA 91910
Southeastern: Ongoing
Every Tuesday | 3:00 p.m.
Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego CA 92114
North Coastal: Ongoing
Every Thursday | 10:00 a.m.
Brother Benno
3260 Production Avenue, Oceanside CA, 92057
North Inland: Ongoing
Every Friday | 1:30 p.m.
First Congregational Church of Ramona
404 8th Street, Ramona CA 92065

For a complete list of Feeding San Diego food distribution sites, visit feedingsandiego.org/get-help.

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