San Francisco Food Bank, San Francisco - February 1, 2012

About the Event...

On February 1, 2012, ABC volunteers got together to help sort and package food at the San Francisco Food Bank, located at 900 Pennsylvania Avenue in San Francisco. In the short time we were there, ABC volunteers, in conjunction with a a few other volunteer groups, managed to package 14,700 pounds of food to be distributed to those in need in the San Francisco Bay Area. When we arrived we were met with 20+ giant bins full of canned food that needed to be put into boxes so that it could be distributed to local shelters. Amazingly, in just under 2 hours, all of the cans were packaged and ready to go! It felt like a huge accomplishment (it was also a pretty good workout!). The staff were really fun and friendly, and made the whole experience a really rewarding one.

The San Francisco Food Bank delivers food to 450 local non-profit organizations including over 200 neighborhood pantries, soup kitchens, senior centers, homeless shelters and youth programs. They rely on volunteers to prepare the food to be sent out to over 225,000 people in our local communities.To find out more about SF Food Bank, please visit their website by clicking here.

Below are some pictures of the event: