About Our Organization
Feeding Our Community
The Mission Food Hub was founded in May 2020 to provide culturally appropriate groceries for families who were affected by COVID-19. In San Francisco, food inequity is currently impacting over 12,000 Latinos who are unemployed and the Mission District is Ground ZERO for the coronavirus. We started providing 500 families with one grocery bag a week. The lines of people rapidly grew to 1,800 within a couple of weeks. We are now providing culturally appropriate groceries three times a week to 7,000 families!
Our Mission & Core Values
We collectively serve our community by procuring and distributing culturally-appropriate and nutritious food to ensure the well-being of families and individuals. We are motivated by love, respect, and a desire to provide dignity to our Latino people who are experiencing hunger and are in need of food.
We commit to addressing the root causes of food inequity in the Latino community and advocate for social justice change to ensure the availability of safe, sufficient, and nutritious food. We believe good nutrition is a human right and that empowered people and communities thrive.
We honor the inherent worth and dignity of every person and treat all with equity and love.
We build strong relationships and partnerships by collaborating with diverse people, organizations, churches, government agencies, and neighborhoods who share our vision of a healthy, hunger-free Latino community. Our collaborations will address the root causes of hunger, promote entrepreneurial creativity, and maintain optimism to develop opportunities for permanent employment, self-employment and business development for Latino people.
In The Press
by KRON4 Staff
November 21, 2020
KRON4 - Mission Food Hub has launched a campaign to feed 7,000 people on Thanksgiving. Grocery boxes will be available starting at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays. Donations to the Mission Food Hub, a project of Carnaval San Francisco (CANA) can be mailed to: Mission Food Hub - CANA, 1333 Florida Street, San Francisco, CA, 94110 or made online at: givebutter.com/6HtzZM.