Since 1987, the SF Marin Food Bank has pioneered many successful models aimed at ending hunger in San Francisco and Marin.
Before the pandemic, one in five neighbors was at risk of hunger. Now, we know the need is even greater. The Food Bank addresses hunger head-on – from their food pantry network and home-delivered groceries to CalFresh (food stamp) enrollment. Nearly 60% of what they distribute is fresh fruit and vegetables.
To meet the dramatic increase in the need for food, the Food Bank has opened 27 emergency pop-up pantries across San Francisco and Marin. Every week, their pantry network is distributing food to about 55,000 families weekly – almost double their pre-COVID numbers. The pop-ups will stay open as long as necessary, and with community support, they’ll be able to open even more pantries in more neighborhoods that need help.
The Food Bank continues to be here as a steadfast beacon of community, compassion, and care as we provide food for the hungry. Together, with supporters like you, we’ll continue to help neighbors in what promises to be a marathon.
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