Last year, more than 4,222,536 meals
were raised during ABC 10News’ 5th annual Month of a Million Meals campaign
in partnership with Feeding San Diego
. Exceeding the original goal by over 3,000,000 meals, the campaign ran from November 28 to December 31, 2017.
With an extended celebrity-studded on-air donation drive and the help of local partners Barons Market
and BroAm Foundation
, this monthlong campaign raised over $1,055,634
thanks to the generosity of San Diego, with donations still coming in long after phones quieted.
Started by ABC10 and Feeding San Diego as part of Live Well San Diego
, the Month of a Million Meals
is a holiday campaign for every $1 raised, Feeding San Diego can provide up to four much needed meals to support 1 in 8 San Diegans, including 1 in 5 children, struggling with hunger.
More information on how you can help those in need throughout the year: feedingsandiego.org
Photo from 2017 MMM phone bank About Feeding San Diego
1 in 8, or nearly 400,000 people, in San Diego County are food insecure. Founded in 2007, Feeding San Diego is the leading hunger-relief organization in the county, distributing healthy food with dignity to San Diego residents struggling with hunger. The non-profit organization, funded by philanthropic and community support, is devoted to feeding the hungry, advocacy and education. FSD is committed to solving hunger in our communities and informing the public on the issues of food insecurity, nutrition and poverty.