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Saddleback Church San Diego in Carmel Valley Organizing a Food Drive to Help Families in Del Mar

Del Mar CA— Saddleback San Diego Church a Christian church that meets in Carmel Valley, is collecting canned and nonperishable food donations in support of students living in Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas and Carlsbad who attend Canyon Crest Academy (CCA), where the church meets on Sunday mornings.

Saddleback Pastor Phil Sanchez (courtesy photo)

Donated items, including canned meats, vegetables and fruits, peanut butter, pasta, rice, cereal, oatmeal, powered milk and infant formula, may be dropped off from 8 a.m. to noon, on Sundays through Dec 29, at CCA, 5951 Village Center Loop Road, San Diego.

Phil Sanchez serves as campus pastor at Saddleback San Diego. “Saddleback is committed to a culture of responsibility and dignity for children and families in all communities,” said Sanchez. “As we collaborate as a caring church family to end hunger by providing food and nutritious meals, we invite everyone to help us build and sustain healthy and well-nourished lives. Hunger and food insecurity exists around every corner in San Diego. Join us as we serve as the hands and fee of Jesus as a light to families who are discouraged and help us end hunger at Canyon Crest Academy.”

For more information, contact Marsha Tom, Saddleback Church campus coordinator, (858) 519-1754, or e-mail at MarshaT@saddleback.com, or visit www.saddleback.com/sandiego.

Saddleback San Diego is part of Saddleback Church, headquartered in Lake Forest, Calif. and founded in a living room in 1980 by Rick and Kay Warren. With more than 40,000 members, Saddleback Church is one church that meets at many locations, including 14 different campuses throughout Southern California, four international campuses in Hong Kong, Berlin, Buenos Aires in Argentina and Manila in the Philippines and more than 7,000 home small groups, along with an online campus where thousands of people from across the global join weekly to watch live. The church offers more than 200 community ministries and support groups for parents, families, children, couples, prisoners, addicts, and people living with HIV, depression and other illnesses.