CalFresh Outreach Week

Author: Ryan Farquhar
February 20, 2024
Front door of the FSS office

CalFresh Outreach Week is a semesterly initiative to increase awareness of the nutrition assistance programs to address food insecurity issues and to help students navigate the benefits application process.


This spring, our CalFresh Outreach Team is planning to host the following activities for the week:


  • CalFresh at the AS Food Pantry (2/26 from 1 pm to 5 pm at Cesar Chavez Student Center)

    • Come receive free groceries! Visit AS Food Pantry for a shopping spree without spending a dime! While you're there, chat with the CalFresh Outreach Student Assistant to learn about CalFresh. Complete a pre-screener and receive a prize!


  • CalFresh Crash Course (2/27 from 12 pm to 1 pm on Zoom)

    • Attention SF State students! Ready to supercharge your food budget? Join us for an epic workshop series starting with Part 1: The CalFresh Crash Course. Discover how to unlock free money for groceries, master the application process, and unleash the full potential of EBT benefits. Plus, SF State students who attend & complete our workshop survey will receive a $10 gift card! Don't wait – secure your spot and register now and let's drive towards a brighter, more nourished future together! 
    • RSVP for the Zoom Workshop Here


  • Cash in With CalFresh (2/28 from 3 pm to 4 pm in the FSS/HPW Office)

    • Mark your calendars, SF State students! It's time to cash in with CalFresh in Part 2 of our 'Get Free Money for Food' series! Join us in-person at the FSS/HPW office across from City Eats for a hands-on event where you can apply for CalFresh benefits with personalized assistance from the CalFresh Team. Plus, indulge in pizza and snacks while you make the most of this opportunity – it's a win-win! If you attended Part 1, you will be entered in our special giveaway & win big! Don't miss your chance to secure your grocery budget, pizza and hands on support! See you at the Cash in with CalFresh event!  
    • RSVP for this Event Here


  • CalFresh at the Farmers' Market (2/29 from 1 pm to 3 pm at AS Farmers' Market)

    • Stretch your grocery budget with CalFresh! Find us at the Farmer's Market on Thursday February 29th to learn more about CalFresh and other food resources on or near campus.


  • Come visit Gator Groceries (3/1 from 1 pm to 5 pm in Cesar Chavez Student Center)

    • Made reservations for your grocery box? Don't forget to pick it up from 1 to 5pm downstairs in the Cesar Chavez Student Center. 

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