In addition to providing basic food items, Fallbrook Food Pantry also provides a number of services. For more information and photos, please click on links below (in blue and underlined).
MONTHLY FRESH PRODUCE DISTRIBUTION Every last Wednesday of each month from 8:30am to 10am at First Baptist Church parking lot, corner of Alvarado Road and N. Pico Avenue, 1 block from Fallbrook Library. Fresh vegetables and fruits are distributed in collaboration with the San Diego Food Bank to the everyone in the community who shows up.
INFORMATION BOOTH AT FALLBROOK HEALTH & FITNESS FAIR Every year we host an information table at the Health & Fitness Fair to reach out to the community. The next Health Fair will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2011, from 9:00am-1:00pm at La Paloma Elementary School, 300 Heald Lane.
US GOVERNMENT COMMODITIES Commodities are handed out once a month to seniors ages 60 and older by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA commodity foods. .
- ADOPT-A-FAMILY PROGRAM The Adopt-a-family is an annual event to provide a special Christmas for qualifying families.
- CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR ALL CLIENT CHILDREN
Santa visits with some local children at the Fallbrook Pantry while handing out toys during the Christmas season. Fallbrook Union High School’s Associated Student Body (ASB) collected and delivered approximately 2,000 toys to the pantry this year. Community members also donated hundreds of toys to the pantry which was open all week, including Christmas Eve, to help the needy families with supplemental food. Many students stopped by and lent their help with the effort.
- EASTER BASKETS
From time to time church or local organizations prepare Easter Baskets and donate them to the Pantry clients.