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Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger

by Feeding San Diego Vetted since 2018
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger
Improve Disaster Readiness to Solve Hunger

Summary

The Lilac Fire in north San Diego County lasted for nearly 10 days and displaced an estimated 10,000 residents and cut off power to 20,000 people. Feeding San Diego responded to this disaster by providing additional food distributions and emergency assistance. We are ramping up our organizational preparedness to continue food-relief service in our vulnerable area.

$75,000
total goal
$74,975
remaining
1
donor
0
monthly donors
10
months

Challenge

San Diego County is vulnerable to a variety of natural disasters, such as wildfires and earthquakes, which often strike with little to no notice. The recent Lilac fires showed the importance of our organization's ability to respond quickly and efficiently to the emergency food needs of affected communities.

Solution

This fundraising project will kick-start our enhanced disaster readiness plan by providing support for our services in San Diego County.

Long-Term Impact

Feeding San Diego serves 63,000 children, families, and seniors each week. For many, our regular distributions are their only consistent source of healthy food. In addition to the people who rely on our programs to help stretch their grocery budget, during a county-wide disaster many more people will become food insecure in the short or long-term future.

Resources

https:/​/​feedingsandiego.org/​
Feeding San Diego Home Page
Feeding San Diego Lilac Fire Relief
Feeding San Diego Hurricane Harvey Relief

Organization Information

Feeding San Diego

Location: San Diego, CA - USA
Website: https:/​/​feedingsandiego.org/​
Project Leader:
Michele Bart
San Diego, CA United States
* This project is competing for bonus prizes
through the 2018 Year-End Campaign. Terms and conditions apply.

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