San Diego Food Bank to give out food, supplies to South Bay residents in need

Posted at 9:56 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 09:43:21-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – The San Diego Food Bank will distribute food and toilet paper -- “drive-thru” style -- at Southwestern College on Friday, April 10.

The event intended to help low-income families and seniors in the South Bay will take place at the campus on 900 Otay Lakes Rd. in Chula Vista, starting at 9 a.m., rain or shine.

Food Bank officials said food and supplies will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis to 1,000 vehicles. Each vehicle/family will receive 25 pounds of food and supplies.

According to officials, the groceries that will be given out will include: UHT milk, peanut butter, brown rice, canned peaches, canned green beans, canned peas, canned tomato sauce, canned vegetable soup, canned cream of mushroom soup, canned salmon, canned pork, a box of cereal, pecan pieces (one pound), and a bag of potatoes. In addition, attendees will receive a family-pack of toilet paper, paper towels, and baby wipes.

“The food distribution will be ‘contactless.’ Attendees will remain in their cars with windows rolled up, and food/toilet paper will be placed directly in the trunk by volunteers,” Food Bank officials said.

Food Bank officials note that attendees must meet specific income guidelines to receive the food and supplies (chart below).

Household SizeMax. Monthly Household IncomeMax. Annual Household Income
1$ 2,445.96$ 29,351.50
2$ 3,311.54$ 39,738.50
3$ 4,177.13$50,125.50
4$ 5,024.71$ 60,512.50
5$ 5,908.29$ 70,899.50
6$ 6,773.88$ 81,286.50
7$ 7,639.46$ 91,673.50
8$ 8,505.04$ 102,060.50
9$ 9,370.63$ 112,447.50
10$ 10,263.21$ 122,834.50
Over 10add $865.58 eachadd $10,387 each