Sign up for the Cultural Food Pantry.

If you and your family could use free food and other supplies, please reach out to our team and request to sign up

Call us today: (619) 255-7644

The UPAC Cultural Food Pantry serves underserved families in City Heights and nearby areas by recognizing and respecting their unique cultural backgrounds. Thanks to the SDG&E grant, UPAC NEC has been able to combat hunger and promote food and health equity effectively. Families receive essential food items, fresh produce, culturally relevant foods, as well as herbs and spices. Moreover, the grant has facilitated job opportunities for our youth staff, who are part of the same diverse immigrant and refugee population we serve. Many of these young individuals come from low-income backgrounds or are at-risk youth in need of support. By creating employment opportunities, the grant empowers youth in City Heights to become leaders within their community. We extend our gratitude to SDG&E and the San Diego Foundation for their support, which has enabled the Cultural Food Pantry to make a positive impact in our community.

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Meaningful employment. Deeper connection with their community. Practical skills for the future. As our local youth collaborate and learn together at the NEC, your donation or purchase ensures this space – and opportunity to learn – is here for them.