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Stuff the Bus

San Diego Food Bank

Drive away hunger in San Diego County by participating in the annual Stuff the Bus Food Drive!

Join us to help stop hunger in San Diego! Your food donation to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank will help thousands of local families in need this winter. 

Visit any Albertsons or Vons store and purchase critically-needed items for donation to the San Diego Food Bank.

Food Drive

December 7 – December 12, 2020

We’ve made it so easy to give! 

Vons: Donate a $5 prefilled bag of groceries

Albertsons: Donate any non-perishable food item or join the fundraiser virtually by shopping on the online portal!


Stuff the Bus AT HOME! 

Join our Virtual Food Drive by checking out items from the online store! Just pick the items you want to donate,  drop them in the shopping bag to check out! All donations go directly to the San Diego Food Bank. 


Stuff the Bus -Donation Pick Up

Saturday, December 12
10 a.m -1 p.m.

Buses will collect donations at select Albertsons or Vons on Saturday, December 1. Stop by and help “Stuff the Bus” to make a huge donation to the food bank.


Vons stores will have pre-packaged “Hunger Bags” filled with critically needed items for just $5. 

Albertsons shoppers can choose from among these items:

  • Canned Tuna or Chicken (in water)
  • Canned soups (low sodium, low fat)
  • Dry or canned beans (low sodium)
  • Canned fruit (packed in its own juice, no added sugar)
  • Cereal (low sugar, whole grain or bran)
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Dried Fruit
  • Rice (brown or wild) and Pasta (whole grain)
  • Dried Fruits
  • Nuts and seeds (unsalted almonds, flax)
  • Powdered milk (low or non-fat)
  • Peanut butter (no sugar added)
  • Infant Formula

Buses will be at the following locations

  • Carlsbad Vons   
    6951 El Camino Real
  • Chula Vista Albertsons   
    720 Third Avenue
  • El Cajon Vons 
    1201 Avocado
  • Escondido Albertsons 
    1509 East Valley Parkway
  • Lemon Grove Albertsons
    7090 Broadway
  • Mira Mesa Vons 
    8310 Mira Mesa Boulevard
  • Oceanside Albertsons 
    3450 Marron Road and
    3925 Mission Avenue
  • Rancho Bernardo Vons 
    11986 Bernardo Plaza Drive
  • San Carlos Albertsons
    8650 Lake Murray Boulevard
  • San Marcos Albertsons 
    1571 San Elijo Road South
  • Serra Mesa Vons 
    3550 Murphy Canyon Road
  • Santee Vons 
    9643 Mission Gorge Road
  • Spring Valley Albertsons 
    543 Sweetwater Road
  • University City Vons 
    7788 Regents Road