Mayor Faulconer, VONS Launch San Diego 2015 Holiday Food Drive

Food Bank Unveils its New Online Food Drive Donation Technology

Friday, October 30, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego, CA – In the spirit of One San Diego and the quickly-approaching holiday season, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer joined the San Diego Food Bank and Vons grocery stores to promote hunger-relief efforts that will help prevent local families from facing hunger.

Over the holiday season, the Food Bank experiences heightened demand for its services among individuals and families in need, including low-income military families. During the news conference, the San Diego Food Bank leadership unveiled their new virtual food drive online-giving technology. Vons management then outlined how the food retailer is making holiday giving and donations easier by offering $7 pre-filled bags of food that will be available across San Diego County Vons locations.

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