San Francisco is a city that is known for amazing food. Yet nearly 1 in 4 San Franciscan’s struggles with hunger, and nearly 70% of homeless people don’t eat on a daily basis. The SF Marin Food Bank estimates that San Francisco is missing 29 million meals per year, even after government and nonprofit support.
Over 500 billion dollars are spent annually in the US for treating chronic diseases, most of which are preventable with diet and moderate exercise. Yet many families cannot afford the nutritious foods that are critical to health and well-being.