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San Diego Blues Festival to Benefit the San Diego Food Bank's COVID-19 Response Programs

Sep 11, 2020 08:50AM ● By Paul Spear
10th Annual Virtual San Diego Blues Festival to Benefit the San Diego Food Bank's COVID-19 Response Programs
Tommy Castro and the Painkillers
Join us for this year's virtual San Diego Blues Festival benefit concert for the Food Bank's COVID-19 Response Programs. The virtual concert will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (PST). All concert donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 by the event's title sponsor,! There are three ways you can join the virtual concert:
  • Watch on KUSI TV in San Diego County
  • Join via live streaming online
  • Listen on AM 760 and KGB HD
This year's performing artists include: Tommy Castro & the Painkillers (Headliner), Mr. Sipp, Southern Avenue, Watermelon Slim and Whitney Shay!

Visit the San Diego Blues website for more details:
Food Bank Publishes COVID-19 Impact Report
COVID-19 Impact Report
Since the Coronavirus reached San Diego County in mid-March, the Food Bank has been working around the clock to provide food assistance to tens of thousands of families economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thanks to the Food Bank's donors, supporters and volunteers, we have been able to meet the exponential increase in need throughout San Diego County.

Download our COVID-19 Impact Report for detailed information about the number of people we are serving monthly and how your donations are making our vital work possible. Visit
Sign up for the Drive Out Hunger Golf Classic Monday, September 28, 2020
Drive Out Hunger Golf Classic
Register for our annual Drive Out Hunger Golf Classic benefiting our North County Food Bank chapter.

The tournament will take place at Shadowridge Golf Club in Vista on Monday, September 28, 2020.

The tournament will include a great day of golf followed by a complimentary cocktail hour. The event will follow all health and safety and social distancing guidelines established by the CDC, state and local authorities.

Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsors, the Spiva Foundation and Southwest Airlines, and our Eagle Sponsor, Baker Electric Home Energy.
Register today at
Mendocino Farms Sandwich Market to Donate Proceeds of Mission Valley Opening Weekend to Food Bank, Sept. 26 & 27
Mendocino Farms
On Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27, Mendocino Farms Sandwich Market will donate 20% of sales from every sandwich or salad sold at its new Mission Valley location to the San Diego Food Bank.

We encourage our Food Bank supporters to dine out for a good cause. All proceeds will benefit the Food Bank's COVID-19 Response Programs. For more information, visit:
Help Is Available: Food Distributions & Resources for Individuals & Families
Get Help
The Food Bank supplies food for hundreds of food distributions throughout San Diego County every month. In addition, our 35 new Super Pantries are open a minimum of 3 days per week for drive-thru and walk-up services.

Food distribution lists for the month of September are currently available on our website. For those in need of food assistance, please visit the Food Bank's Get Help web page for a schedule of food distributions taking place this month. Lists are organized according to program.

For more information, visit:
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