Food Redistribution Program


Thu Jun 13 2024 at 04:30 pm to 06:45 pm


4144 Campus Ave., San Diego, CA, United States, California 92103 | San Diego, CA

Every Thursday starting at 4:30pm we gather to mindfully prepare food that would have been thrown away and carry it directly to those who are hungry. We pass out vegetarian food to the people living on the streets of downtown San Diego. This is a beautiful program and we need your help. We are building relationships with places that will let us take food that would typically go to waste. If you are interested in helping us collect food, please let us know. You can also just show up to offer a helping hand!
4:30pm - 5:30pm: Arrive and Prepare Food
5:30pm - 5:45pm: Clean and Leave Temple
5:45pm - 6:45pm: Distribute Food
6:45pm: Closing Transfer of Merit Together Downtown
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates food waste in the United States to be about 30 to 40 percent of the food supply. An estimated 133 billion pounds of food from stores, restaurants and homes was wasted in 2010, according to the USDA. 150,000 tons of food is wasted every day. Yes, 150,000 tons of food gets thrown out every single day. We are working to do our small part to help this serious problem.
Practicing generosity means to give our time, energy and resources to help others without judgement. Generosity is the first of the Six Paramitas and is practiced to remove the conditions that lead to greed, which causes our suffering. This practice is as much for you as it is for others.

Where is it happening?

4144 Campus Ave., San Diego, CA, United States, California 92103

Event Location & Nearby Stays:

Dharma Bum Temple

Host or Publisher Dharma Bum Temple

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