Category Archives: Food Assistance

News from Tavarua: Holidays + The Extra Point

Residents at Tavarua Senior Apartments in Carlsbad, CA, ended 2017 with a full calendar of events. They trimmed the tree, enjoyed a meal served to them by our very own Extra Point Youth Group from Carlsbad (see below), enjoyed music … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton: A Busy Summer

Lots of activity at The Metro @ Compton this summer! The Food Forward Program provides eligible residents with with a monthly delivery of fresh produce. Residents sing the Happy Birthday song and enjoy a delicious slice of cake and other … Continue reading

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News from Cotton’s Point: Community Outreach Alliance

EngAGE appreciates Community Outreach Alliance (COA), a non-profit that is working with Cotton’s Point Senior Apartments in San Clemente, CA. COA surprises residents with food twice a month as well as provides shuttle service to their food bank (Food Connection) twice a month. … Continue reading

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News from Metro Chinatown and Metro Compton: Food Forward

In an effort to assist residents with their food needs, EngAGE has partnered with Food Forward, a nonprofit that provides fresh fruits and vegetables to needy families across Los Angeles from sources such as the Brentwood Farmers Market. Eligible residents are always … Continue reading

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News from Metro Chinatown: Food Forward

In an effort to assist residents with their food needs, EngAGE has partnered with Food Forward, a nonprofit that provides fresh fruits and vegetables to needy families across Los Angeles. For The Metro @ Chinatown Senior Lofts residents, the food … Continue reading

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News from Tavarua: Senior Food Program

The Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank and EngAGE are working together to bring a wonderful food source to Tavarua Senior Apartments in Carlsbad, CA: The Senior Food Program is a federal program that provides monthly supplemental food packages … Continue reading

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Senior Hunger and the National Council on Aging SNAP Fact Sheet

Over 4 million low-income adults over age 60 rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to stay healthy and make ends meet. On average, they receive $108 per month to help put food on the table. Click here to … Continue reading

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EngAGE Receives Bank of America Charitable Foundation 2016 Basic Needs Grant

EngAGE would like to thank the Bank of America Charitable Foundation for its generous $10,000 Basic Needs Grant which we will use for our multi-faceted EngAGE in Wellness program.  The EngAGE in Wellness program provides onsite delivery of several tons … Continue reading

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News from Cotton’s Point: Food Donations

” You have two hands. One to help yourself, the second to help others.”  EngAGE recently developed a new partnership with Talega Life Ministries and Community Outreach Alliance to provide food and supplies for the Cotton’s Point residents in San Clemente, CA. … Continue reading

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Hunger in America: Food Insecurity After 50

More than eight million Baby Boomers age 50 to 64 are turning to charitable food assistance to make ends meet, according to a report by Feeding America® made possible by a grant from AARP Foundation. “Hunger is an invisible problem … Continue reading

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