Food Services

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San Diego County Food Sources
• The San Diego Food Bank is still open and continuing operations as normal.
Feeding San Diego is working diligently to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and provide food resources to those impacted.
Food Assistance Resources complied by San Diego Hunger Coalition
San Diego farms are providing food during the COVID-19 pandemic while farmer’s markets are closed.
Mama’s Kitchen, the Home Delivered Meal Program is designed for individuals that have been diagnosed with a critical illness and are unable to independently prepare their own

Local Food Pantries/Emergency Food Assistance
Catholic Charities’ Emergency Food Distribution Network
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of San Diego has organized an effort to increase accessibility for vulnerable populations experiencing food insecurity: low income families and homebound individuals. Local parishes operate a drive-thru food pantry and digital choice home delivered food package pick-ups bi-weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays to those in need in a safe, effective, and reliable manner that complies with COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Residents may sign up online for both drive-thru pick-ups and home delivered food at:
Our Lady of Guadalupe
345 Anita St
Chula Vista, CA 91911

St Pius X
1120 Cuyamaca Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91911

Corpus Christi
450 Corral Canyon Rd
Bonita, CA 91902

• Community Through Hope- 465 C St Chula Vista, CA. 91910
Tuesday-Thursday 8am-11am

Lutheran Social Services– 580 Hilltop Dr. Chula Vista, CA 91910
must be at least 18 years with ID
*3-day supply of food
Monday/Wednesday/Friday- 9am-3pm
Tuesday/Thursday- 10:30am-3pm
Saturday- 8am-12pm
South Bay Community Services
Must be at least be 16 years old and present
3rd and 4th Tuesday 3pm6pm

Castle Park Middle School

160 Quintard St

Chula Vista, CA 91910

2ND Wednesday
South Bay Community Services
707 F St
Chula Vista, CA 91910

1ST and 3rd Thursday
Castle Park Elementary School
25 Emerson St
Chula Vista, CA 91911

South Bay United Pentecostal Church– 395 D St Chula Vista, CA 91910
1ST Friday of each month from 8am-12pm (or until food runs out)
St Rose of Lima Catholic Church -293 H St Chula Vista, CA 91910
Lunch distribution
Wednesday 9:00 am – 11:00 am (Homeless only – one sack lunch per day)
Food commodities for Chula Vista/Bonita residence only are distributed on Wednesday 10 am – 11 am
Vision Club House– 226 Church Ave. Chula Vista, CA 91910
Must bring own bag or box
Tuesday/Thursday/Sunday- 1:30pm- until food is gone
Friday- 11am- until food is gone

Food Service through School Districts
• Chula Vista Elementary School District- Child must be present
Tues., April 7 – Friday, April 10.
Meal bags will contain breakfast and lunch servings. Distribution begins at 10 am until all meal bags are distributed. First come, first served basis.

Feaster Charter School – 670 Flower St, CV 91910

Harborside Elementary School – 681 Naples, CV 91911

Hilltop Elementary School – 30 Murray St. CV 91910

Loma Verde Elementary School – 1450 Loma Lane, CV 91911

Montgomery Elementary School – 1601 4th Ave, CV 91911

Otay Elementary School – 1651 Albany Ave., CV 91911

Rice Elementary School – 915 4th Ave. CV 91911

Sweetwater Union High School District– Child does not need to be present. Parents confirm child at home.
Tuesdays (April 7, 14, 21, 28) from 11:00 am to 1:00 p.m
Distribution will include five (5) breakfasts and five (5) lunches for a total of ten (10) meals distributed to any student, 2 to 18 years old. Students do not need to be present to receive a lunch. Parents will be asked to confirm that they have a child at home.

School site: Castle park High, Chula Vista Middle, Chula Vista High, Montgomery Middle, Hilltop High, Southwest Middle (list is not complete)

• County of San Diego Aging & Independence Services contracts with community organizations to provide pick-up meals for older adults 60 and over during COVID-19. Some of the sites are providing home delivery. List of meal providers.
Meals on Wheels – eligibility is 60+ years of age, caretakers of seniors 60+ years of age, disabled veterans of any age.