Why We Give
Going the Extra Mile to Make Others Smile
When money is tight, Maria turns to her local pantry, which receives food from the LA Food Bank, to keep her family's fridge stocked with nutritious food. A recent visit even helped make her daughter's birthday extra special.
The Food Bank's Free Summer Lunch Program Provides Relief for Families With Children
The Food Bank's Summer Lunch Program is vital for the 1 in 4 children who might not know where their next meal is coming from.
Providing Better Opportunities and Happier Futures
Thanks to the Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry, we’ve been able to provide nutritious food to more people in need—including college students, many of whom are food insecure.
Feeding Children Today for Their Brighter Tomorrow
Summer break should be a time for children to have fun and enjoy their time off from school. Unfortunately, this is not the case for those children who struggle to get enough to eat during the summer months.
Supplemental Food Program Fills Need for Seniors
Like many seniors in our community, Juan depends on the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) distributions coordinated by the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.
Food Bank Provides Year-Round Support for Families in Need
Zulma is a full-time, single, working mother. The summer months are extra challenging for her family, because her daughter and son rely on school meals that are not available during the summertime. Zulma depends on the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank's Summer Lunch Program to help provide nutritious food for her 16-year-old son and her 9-year-old daughter.
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