Two local students are helping curb hunger in the San Diego County area. Jose Garcia de Alba and Reid Anderson, students at Army and Navy Academy and residents of Coronado, have organized a food drive to benefit the San Diego Food Bank, which provides food to people in need.
The canned food drive is underway and will run through March 1, 2014. To contribute to the Army and Navy Academy Food Drive call SPC Veronica Parker-Davis at 760-547-5187.
According to the San Diego Food Bank, the most needed food items are:
- Canned beans
- Canned fruits and vegetables
- Canned meat & tuna
- Canned soups
- Dry or canned beans (low sodium)
- Mac & cheese
- Peanut butter
- Powdered milk
- Rice (brown or wild)