New Mobile Food Truck Serves San Diego's Homeless Downtown
Thursday, August 2, 2012
KPBS -- Homeless people have limited access to the CalFresh Program, formally known as Food Stamps, but now a mobile food truck operator is signing them up.
"You don't have to have an address, the only thing you have to have is a picture ID and it does not have to be a California ID, it could be their shelter card to obtain those benefits," said Teresa Smith. She's a graduate student at the University of San Diego and won this year's grand prize in the Social Innovation Challenge, $10,000 to help launch the food truck. (Full Story)