Over 84% of students throughout the eastern Riverside and southern San Bernardino Counties qualify for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals. According to USDA and Feeding America standards, these students are suffering from food insecurity. To ensure students have the nutrition they need to focus and succeed academically and beyond, FIND provides farmer’s market-style food distributions directly on the school campuses that have the highest risk population for food insecurity.
During the pandemic, we collaborate with twelve school sites to distribute fresh food alongside the District provided free and reduced-price meals.
FIND’s school year programs extend to college-aged students experiencing food insecurity. We partner with the College of the Desert and Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert campus to distribute healthy food to their students.
High School Pantry Program
Partnering schools pick up healthy snacks from FIND Food Bank to stock their food pantry during the school year. Students who stay after school for athletics programs, club meetings, rehearsals, or other school-related activities have the opportunity to grab a snack to power them through the afternoon.
Shadow Hills High School
Indio High School
Desert Ridge Academy
Sea View Elementary