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Mass Food Distribution (EFAP thru San Diego Food Bank) at the IB Neighborhood Center

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Imperial Beach Neighborhood Center

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Mass Food Distribution @ Imperial Beach Neighborhood Center

Volunteers are required to wear face coverings & gloves. COVID-19 No Contact Policy in place until further notice.

  • Emergency Food Assistance Program run by San Diego Food Bank once a month on the Thursday before the second Friday of each month.
  • Able-bodied volunteers are invited during the hours of 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM.
  • Park on Palm Avenue since the front parking lot will be closed off.
  • Food is distributed from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the front parking lot.
  • Volunteers will have their temperature checked before signing in.
  • Volunteers must sign the Volunteer Sign-in Sheet when they arrive.
  • Volunteers assignments as needed; move food items before distribution, bagging of food allocations from the pallets, runners for participants needing additional assistance, trash & recycling detail, storing any remaining food items into our pantries & chest freezer, etc.
  • Volunteers who meet eligibility may receive EFAP commodities as long as they are eligible per San Diego Food Bank guidelines.
  • This is free program with no ID required.
  • Volunteers are here to assist all participants being friendly & helpful.
  • Volunteers are asked to stay until all food commodities have been bagged.
  • Volunteers can get community services hours if needed.
  • MASS FOOD DISTRIBUTION LEAD is Jose’ Griffin-Atil.
  • If you have any further questions, please call me at 619-947-6057.

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About Imperial Beach Neighborhood Center


455 Palm Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932, US

Mission Statement

Nurturing Hope | Empowering People to Create a Community in Action


Volunteers needed on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays to pick up boxed meals from Community Through Hope Warehouse between 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM then deliver the boxes to the Imperial Beach Neighborhood Center for distribution to the homeless. Volunteers must have their own vehicle. Volunteers are also asked to help bag up meals for the McAlister Institute to be given out to the homeless in Chula Vista. Community Through Hope Warehouse is located at 465 C Street, Chula Vista, California 91910 (619) 915-7256 - Office / (619) 915-7257 - Warehouse. Imperial Beach Neighborhood Center is located at 455 Palm Avenue, Imperial Beach, California 91932 (619) 373-2283 Cell Phone for Jose' Griffin-Atil, Boxed Meal Coordinator. Jose' Griffin-Atil will contact volunteers via text message to confirm schedule pick-up & deliver schedule.

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455 Palm AvenueImperial Beach, CA 91932






  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are needed between 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Orientation begins at 7:30 AM. Volunteers are asked to stay until all the food commodities have been bagged up.
  • Please call 619-947-6057 to confirm the MASS FOOD DISTRIBUTION dates.

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