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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of people are facing hunger across San Diego County, many for the first time.
The need for food assistance has surged by 50%, which is why ABC 10News is joining the fight against hunger this holiday season with our annual Month of a Million Meals campaign to benefit Feeding San Diego.
Food is a basic human right. No one in San Diego should go hungry during a pandemic or otherwise! In these unprecedented times, your tax-deductible donation to Feeding San Diego means more than ever. Your contribution will make a difference in the life of a child, family, senior, college student, military family or veteran who may be faced with unthinkable choices.
Help us reach our goal of a million meals by making a financial gift during the Month of a Million Meals.
The solution to addressing the pandemic and ending hunger across San Diego County will take all of us. We need to do it together.
Together we can fight hunger and help our community.
Feeding San Diego is a non-profit organization on a mission to connect every person facing hunger with nutritious meals by maximizing food rescue.
Established in 2007, Feeding San Diego is the leading hunger-relief and food rescue organization in San Diego County and the only Feeding America affiliate in the region. Feeding San Diego provides more than 31.2 million meals every year to children, families, seniors, college students, military families, and veterans, in partnership with a network of 320 local charities, schools, faith communities, meal sites, and food pantries.
More than 92 percent of the food provided to the community is rescued. By diverting more than 27 million pounds of food from the landfill every year, Feeding San Diego is reducing greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 25,000 metric tons of CO2 equivalent, which is comparable to taking 5,300 cars off the road for a year. Every dollar donated helps provide four nutritious meals to people in need.
To learn more about Feeding San Diego and its hunger-relief initiatives, visit feedingsandiego.org.
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