Food Bank for Monterey County

Alicia Jimenez, PVUSD



The majority of public school students in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties qualify for free and reduced school meals. With schools shut down everywhere due to the coronavirus, local school districts are stepping up. They’re offering free meals at school sites for all students 18 and younger. Links to which school sites are serving meals and when are listed below.


Krista Almanzan

Three years ago, someone set fire to the Food Bank for Monterey County and no one has ever been arrested. The arson destroyed a fleet of vehicles and caused other damage.  It also set in motion plans to build a new facility.