Programs

01 Sep

The Jewel of Food Share

The Jewel of Food Share. The origin story of Food Share begins in the 1970s, when a remarkable group of friends came together to help feed seniors struggling with poverty, and the increasing number of homeless veterans returning from the Vietnam War. Jewel Pedi, Food Share’s indomitable, 93-year-old founder, spoke to us from her home in Arizona about those early days and her legacy of fighting hunger in Ventura County. How did Food Share come into...

25 Jun

Food Share In Action

Adelante Comunidad Conejo The Channel Islands Vineyard Church Pantry Community Action of Ventura County Grants Provide Much Needed Support to Food Share’s Pantry Network Thanks to support from Feeding America, Food Share has been able to provide grant funding to twenty-eight members of our food pantry network. The funding has enabled investment in items like refrigerators and shelving systems that directly support each pantry’s operational capacity and their ability to serve the increasing numbers of clients they’re seeing experiencing COVID-related hardship. Among the pantry...

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