The San Diego Food Bank announced it is opening its 35th high-volume drive-thru pantry and will be dedicated to hospitality workers on its first day.
The new food distribution site will open Friday in Miramar, where hospitality workers who have faced difficulties during the pandemic will be welcomed. The event was made possible thanks to a partnership with the Holiday Bowl RedCoats and the San Diego Tourism Authority, according to the food bank.
From 9 a.m. to noon, hospitality workers and their family members will be able to receive groceries from the San Diego Food Bank.
After the event, the new Miramar Super Pantry location will be open to the public beginning on Monday. It will operate from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday to help struggling households.
The Miramar food distribution site will be located at 9151 Rehco Rd. in San Diego.
Since the San Diego Food Bank launched its Super Pantry Program in July, its distributed more than 9 million pounds of food, according to the organization.