East County Food Resources
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Here is a list of resources that are available in our community. You can also visit https://211sandiego.org/covid19/covid-19-resources/ OR call 2-1-1 for any other community resources.
We hope that you all stay safe and healthy!
Community Food Distribution
*See note below*
San Diego Food Bank Neighborhood Food Distribution Program Calendar
San Diego Feeding America
First Baptist Church of Alpine 1912 Arnold Way, Alpine (619) 445-2338 Feeding San Diego Mobile Pantry on 1st & 3rd Wednesday at 9:00am–10:00am
Mountain Health Community Center 976 Sheridan Rd., Campo (619) 445-6200 Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm Emergency pantry. Senior lunches available.
Salvation Army 28989 Old Hwy. 80, Pine Valley (619) 473-0615 Monday-Thursday 9:00am–4:00pm
Call for an appointment. Emergency food, clothing, outreach and short-term casework.
Meridian Baptist Church 660 3rd St., El Cajon (619) 444-3171
Feeding the Flock Ministry Call (619) 442-1789 to reserve pantry items for pick-up.
Salvation Army 1011 E. Main St., El Cajon (619) 440-4683 Food pantry on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00am-4:00pm and Fridays from 9:00am-6:00pm. Sack lunches are served at these times as well. Hot meals for seniors available daily at Salvation Army at 11:30am. During COVID-19 restrictions, meals are grab and go.
Sustaining Grace Outreach Center 270 E. Douglas Ave. Ste. 102A, El Cajon (619) 401-4006 Emergency pantry Monday-Friday from 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Crosspointe Life Church 8809 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa (619) 464-3077 Food pantry on Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am-11:00am and 4th Saturday at 9:00am
Journey Community Church 8363 Center Dr., La Mesa (619) 464-4544 Food pantry on 1st and 4th Thursday at 6:00pm, 2nd Friday at 9:00am, 3rd Saturday at 8:30am
La Mesa First Methodist Church 4690 Palm Ave., La Mesa (619) 466-4163
La Mesa Seventh Day Adventist Church 4207 Spring Gardens Dr., La Mesa (619) 461-5703 Food pantry on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm
Heaven’s Windows Good Acres County Park, 8848 Troy St., Spring Valley (619) 825-8489 Food pantry Tuesday–Friday 9:00am-12:00pm
Santa Sophia Catholic Church 9800 San Juan St., Spring Valley (619) 463-6629×225
Food pantry Tuesday & Thursday 9:30am-11:00am and Saturdays 9:00am-11:00am
Spring Valley Community Church 3310 Bancroft Dr., Spring Valley (619) 342-1414
Food pantry Thursday & Friday 9:00am-12:00pm
Samoa/Lutheran Feeding Ministry 2055 Skyline Dr., Lemon Grove (619) 465-7301
Food pantry on Tuesday-Friday at 9:00am-12:00pm .
St. John of the Cross Catholic Church 8086 Broadway, Lemon Grove (619) 466-3209
Food pantry on 2nd & 4th Tuesday 9:00am-11:00am.
Carlton Hills Lutheran Church (Santee Food Bank) 9715 Halberns Blvd., Santee
Guardian Angels Catholic Church 9310 Dalehurst Rd., Santee (619) 448-1213
Food pantry on Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Lakeside Christian Helps 9931 Channel Rd., Lakeside (619) 561-3488
Food pantry on Monday-Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm
Villa Lakeshore Apartments 12606 Lakeshore Dr., Lakeside (619) 426-3595
Food pantry on 4th Friday at 9:00am-12:00pm
*This information was collected by: https://ecassist.org/food-resources/. Please contact the location for updated information. There may be changes due to COVID-19 restrictions.
You can also visit 2-1-1 for additional resources: https://211sandiego.org/