The needs are only growing in San Diego.
COVID-19 has presented serious challenges for communities around the world. San Diego is no different. Thankfully, donors, supporters, and friends of the Mission like YOU have stepped up to meet need in our community.
Since March, more and more San Diegans are facing food insecurity. An estimated 2.1 Million men, women, and children do not know where their next meal will come from. the need for basic necessities like food throughout San Diego County has increased significantly.
Thanks to the support of our donors, our Partners for Hunger Relief Program has amplified its output. This program is critical to the Rescue Mission’s continuous effort to fight hunger and homelessness in our city.
In a normal week, the program distributes 85,000 Meals to 25 partner agencies, like food banks, each week.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the program is supplying an average of 25 partner agencies every day. That’s around 85,000 meals distributed throughout the community each day!