SAN DIEGO–California State Controller Betty Yee was in San Diego for a tour of Feeding San Diego’s food distribution center in Sorrento Valley.
Feeding San Diego invited the State Controller for a tour of the warehouse where food is stored and later distributed to local families in need,
Earlier in the day, she visited Miramar College’s Food Pantry. Feeding San Diego recently partnered with the college to distribute food to students.
More than 40% of community college students are food insecure, according to a recent study.
Feeding San Diego plans to bring fresh produce and groceries to seven college campuses in San Diego county.
One in eight San Diegans, including one in six children, experience hunger.
Feeding San Diego is leading the fight against hunger in the local community by providing access to food and nutritious meals to families in need.
Feeding San Diego distributed 26 million meals last year, serving 63,000 San Diegans every week.