Due to the pandemic, food banks are seeing more and more food insecure people due to wage and job cuts. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, our regional food banks in Southern California have increased food distribution by over 70%, reaching over 200,000 people each week.
As part of the food drive, ABC7 and Stater Bros. Markets, along with our regional food bank partners, will be hosting (2) food drive events at two locations on Friday June 24th. The food drive sites will provide our viewers and the local community with the opportunity to donate their non-perishable food items or donate $5.00 or change to any register at local Stater Bros. Markets. Food donations will be shared and distributed to various food banks and pantries in local communities.
How you can help
1. – You can donate $5.00 or loose change at any register in your Stater Bros Market. local.
2. – Go to your local Subaru retailer and drop off non-perishable food and leave it in the Feed SoCal collection box.
3. – Text to give: Text “FEEDSC” to 41444
4. – Buy a t-shirt: ABC7 has partnered with local muralists to create exclusive Feed SoCal themed t-shirts. ABC7 will donate 100% of its proceeds from the sale of these t-shirts through Snow Commerce to support regional food banks in Southern California. Discover them on abc7.com/shop.
5. – Go to one of our four food collection points and drop off non-perishable food:
Friday, June 24 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Inland Empire – Stater Bros. Markets – 2841 Mary Street, Riverside, CA 92506
Orange County – Stater Bros. Markets – 7511 Orangethorpe Ave., Buena Park, CA 90621
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Feeding SoCal Sponsors:
Stater Bros. Markets – At Stater Bros., Southern California has always been his home. In 1936, our founders Cleo and Leo Stater opened the first Stater Bros. market. in Yucaipa, California on a promise to provide good food at a fair price. But it is their commitment to serving and caring for their community that sets them apart. Today, these values continue to guide everything we do. We’re committed to helping you maximize your budget, eat healthier, shop comfortably and easily, and delight your family. While feeling like there’s someone out there who cares, because we do. It’s about doing the right thing for the right reason. That reason is you.
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Stater Bros. Charities – Stater Bros. Charities, the nonprofit arm of Stater Bros. Markets, helps strengthen Southern California communities by managing donations from Stater Bros. buyers, teammates and vendor partners. in local non-profit organizations, which makes a first difference for the community. Our mission is to advance charitable efforts in our neighborhoods by investing in organizations and causes focused on hunger relief, child welfare, education, healthcare, veterans and active military, and the welfare of domestic animals.
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Feed SoCal Food Bank Partners:
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank – Los Angeles Regional Food Bank has been mobilizing resources to fight hunger in Los Angeles County since 1973. To support the food bank’s vision that no one goes hungry in Los Angeles County, food products and groceries are distributed via a network of 700 partner agencies. and directly to those in need through food bank programs. The food bank has distributed more than 1.7 billion pounds of food, the equivalent of 1.35 billion meals, since 1973. The total value of food and groceries distributed since the food bank’s inception is $2.3 billion. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Food Bank has tripled the number of people helped and now reaches 900,000 people each month. The food bank is a 4 star rated charity by Charity Navigator. For more information, visit LAFoodBank.org and follow on social media:
@LAFoodBank on Facebook
Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County – Second Harvest Food Bank’s mission is to end hunger in Orange County. We are a purpose-driven organization committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure everyone is well-nourished. Providing dignified, equitable and consistent access to nutritious food creates a foundation for community health and is a catalyst for societal transformation. In fiscal year 2021, our food bank distributed nearly 60 million pounds of food through our partner network to an average of 490,000 people each month. For more information on how you can help, visit: www.FeedOC.org and follow on social media:
@SecondHarvestFoodBankOC on Facebook
@SecondHarvestFB on Twitter
@SecondHarvestFoodBankOC on Instagram
@SecondHarvestOC on YouTube
Food Sharing Ventura County – Food Share is the largest hunger relief organization in Ventura County, serving approximately 190,000 food insecure people each year. In 2021, Food Share distributed nearly 19 million pounds of food, equivalent to just under 16 million meals. A county-wide network of 190 food pantry partners collect free, fresh, shelf-stable food items from Food Share’s warehouse for distribution to their local communities. Food Share also provides several weekly drive-thru emergency food box distributions and runs several programs serving vulnerable communities, including agricultural workers, low-income seniors, and homeless people. For more information, please visit: www.foodshare.com and follow on social media:
@FoodShareofVenturaCounty on Facebook
@FoodShareVC on Twitter
@foodsharevc on Instagram
Feed America Riverside/San Bernardino – Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino (FARSB) leads the fight against hunger in the Inland Empire by providing access to food, emergency relief, education and advocacy to families in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. FARSB opened in 1980 as the Survive Food Bank in response to growing concern about the twin problems of hunger and food waste in the Inland Empire. Today, FARSB is the main source of food for more than 250 local nonprofit organizations, distributing more than two million pounds of food a month to emergency food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, needy elementary schools, halfway houses, senior centers and residential treatment centers. , shelters for the abused, after-school programs and group homes. With the help of these charity partners, they are the largest hunger relief organization in the Inland Empire, making food security a reality for over 1.2 million people each year. Feeding America Riverside | San Bernardino proudly holds the 2022 Guide Star Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of transparency achievable through Guide Star. For more information, visit FeedingIE.org and follow on social media:
@feedingamericaie on Facebook
@feedingie on Twitter
@feedingamericaie on Instagram
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