By Kevin Drabinski, Chief Executive Officer

Because we are a county community who believes that each day everyone should have something healthy to eat.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because we respect our elders by making sure seniors have enough food to eat.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because we care for our youth by giving kids enough energy to learn in school.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because housing, transportation, and health care put the squeeze on working families.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Volunteers with carrots

Because half of the food we distribute is healthy fresh fruits and vegetables.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because we care about everyone in the community.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because kids need food energy to run around as only kids can.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because anxiety around not having food exacts a heavy toll on physical and mental health.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because we are a community who takes care of our own.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Photo of Joy SFM

Because commercial growers and backyard growers allow us to glean their fields and put premium produce in people’s homes.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because food is the ancient human way of expressing our care for each other.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because the 3,750 volunteers who helped last year can’t be wrong.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because the 77 nonprofits that rely on the Food Bank as a source for healthy food can’t be wrong.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Kids at CFM--Feeding America

Because those transitioning to shelter need to eat each day along the way to permanent housing.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because nutrition education outreach at food distributions helps create lifelong habits of healthy eating.

This is why we feed SLO County.

Because healthy food builds strong bodies.

This is why we feed SLO County.

 

Because we are a county community
who believes that each day everyone
should have something healthy to eat.