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About Us

+BOX is on a mission to open pathways to healthy, local, sustainable foods.

Established in April 2020, +BOX was created in response to rising food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. +BOX officially launched at Ocean Knoll Elementary in Encinitas, CA, supporting 50 families with fresh, healthy, nutrient rich food. Since then +BOX has grown to support hundreds of families each week across more than a dozen school communities in San Diego. +BOX was created by cross-industry entrepreneurs with a bias towards building an innovative program capable of driving healthy change in the food support system.

Our Vision

Collaborate with local communities to build a healthier food assistance system that provides every child the opportunity to open a box of fresh, nutritious food.

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Our Values

  1. Compassion: We care about our community and everyone in it, and are committed to helping those who struggle to access essential resources.

  2. Ingenuity: We approach our work with creativity, flexible thinking, and innovation.

  3. Balance: We strive to bring balance to our work, our lives, and our community

  4. Accountability: We are accountable to each other, our partners, our supporters and the communities that we serve.

  5. Responsiveness: We are both receptive to new ideas and perspectives, and prompt to react in an ever-changing environment.

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Our Team

Board of Directors

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Gregg is the current Board President and one of the original +BOX founders. He is a successful serial entrepreneur and philanthropist who devotes his time to coaching new CEO's and giving back to charity through multiple nonprofit ventures.

Publications & Reports

IRS Determination Letter

2021 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report

2022 IRS Form 990

Administration

+BOX is administered by Equation Collaborative Corp., an Encinitas, CA based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that is governed by the board of directors and adopted bylaws. For more information on Equation Collaborative, please visit: www.equationcollaborative.org.

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