Aydin Nazmi’s life revolves around food. Not only does he teach food science at Cal Poly, but he also works as a coordinator for CalFresh, a federal program that provides people with a monthly grocery stipend. Nazmi is on the front lines of fighting food insecurity. “When you’re hungry or stressed about affording food, it […]
Tag: SLO Food Bank
SLO Food Bank needs volunteers
The San Luis Obispo Food Bank has a number of resources for those in need of food. More people are experiencing food insecurity due to the pandemic, and the SLO Food Bank has kept up with helping the community. This is largely due to a dedicated team of volunteers who always can use a helping […]
SLO Food Bank adapts holiday fundraising to pandemic as food insecurity grows
The month of November in San Luis Obispo County would typically mean refrigerated trucks stationed outside grocery stores and San Luis Obispo (SLO) Food Bank volunteers gathering turkeys from holiday shoppers willing to donate. “Really, the excitement of the Turkey Drive is going to your store, purchasing the frozen turkey, taking it out to the […]
Cal Poly Food Pantry partners with SLO Food Bank
The Cal Poly Food Pantry partnered with the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County for the first time.
Greek Week raises funds and spirits
Greek life came together to raise money for nonprofits.
On last day of Greek Week left, District 5 still holding first
Throughout many activities and competitions this week, District 5 has come out on top. They have been in first place since Wednesday.
Second day of Greek Week: Dodgeball, bowling and more
District 4 won the dodgeball tournament. District 8 went for gold in the bowling matches and collected the most cans for the SLO Food Bank.
Food for football
Rather than a standard entry fee, attendees of the Spring Green and Gold Game will be asked to donate one non-perishable food item or monetary contribution for the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County (SLO Food Bank). Bins for food donations and small monetary donation boxes will be dispersed throughout Alex G. Spanos Stadium. As […]
Defining your relationship with the food you eat
The much-anticipated week has finally arrived — the first week back to classes. I can tell you what is already going through most people’s heads. Wowies: “That was the most amazing week ever! School is so awesome!” Wow Leaders: “I’m so exhausted, and now school?” The rest of us: “Moving in. Getting classes. Club meetings. […]