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3rd Annual SDCCU Holiday Bowl Blood and Food Drive Kicks Off Nov. 18

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, San Diego Blood Bank and San Diego Food Bank are hosting an event during a time of year when donations are greatly needed. Bring a food item to donate to the Food Bank and schedule an appointment to donate blood. Members of our community who have received blood transfusions will be there to share their stories and thank donors. Join us! 

WHAT: 3rd Annual SDCCU Holiday Bowl Blood and Food Drive presented by Kaiser Permanente 

WHEN: Thursday, November 18, 2021, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm RAIN OR SHINE  

WHERE: Grossmont Center – 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942 (West Court next to Chuze Fitness).


Blood donation appointments are recommended. Photo ID required. Arrive hydrated. Security measures in place. 
Click here to schedule an appointment. 

Blood donors will receive: 

  • Special-edition Holiday Bowl T-shirt*
  • One (1) raffle entry to win* one of two pairs of game tickets to the Holiday Bowl on 12/28 at Petco Park.

To donate blood, you must be 17 years old, weigh a minimum of 114 pounds and be in general good health. For information regarding COVID-19 and blood donation click here.

*T-shirts are available while sizes and supplies last.


The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and their North County Food Bank chapter is accepting donations of shelf-stable food items to help feed families in need this holiday season. All donations will be delivered to the Food Bank’s warehouse after the food drive, where the donations will be sorted and then distributed to local individuals and families facing food insecurity throughout the county.

The Food Bank’s “most needed food items” include:

  • canned meats and fish
  • canned vegetables
  • canned fruits
  • jars of peanut butter
  • oatmeal
  • cereals
  • pastas