Why We Give
Inflation Hits Home for Our Hungry Neighbors
As prices paid for food, gas and utilities continue to rise, people like Patricia rely more and more on the Food Bank for assistance. Generous people who support the Food Bank make a difference in the lives of Patricia and others who need help.
Nourishing a Community and Providing Hope
The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is partnering with many two- and four-year colleges across LA County, including Cerritos College, to bring food and hope to struggling communities.
Supporting Our Partners in Times of Increased Need
Families are still struggling with job loss and hunger. Because of the support of our loyal donors, we’re able to help organizations like Church of the Redeemer respond to meet the ongoing needs of people in the community.
Keeping Seniors Fed and Safe in the Pandemic
The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is now making home deliveries, vastly increasing access to nutritious food for seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. This enables older adults, who are among the most vulnerable to the virus, to stay safe at home.
After COVID-19 Hospitalization, the Food Bank Was a Lifeline
We met Araceli and her son at a drive-through food distribution in West Covina. Araceli shared her story with us as volunteers loaded 80 pounds of food into her trunk.
The Need in Los Angeles County Has Increased Markedly
Before the pandemic, the Food Bank was reaching 300,000 people each month. Now, thanks to your support, we are able to reach 900,000. See the difference it has made for Laverna and others impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Food Bank Partner Agency Increases Distributions Amid the Pandemic
The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank works with 600 partner agencies across LA County. Since the pandemic began in March, the Food Bank has worked to provide more drive-through distributions.
Delivering Food Provides Homebound Residents a Sense of Security
Having nutritious, prepared food brought to Lydia's home through the Food Bank and Meals on Wheels lessens her worry about not having enough to last through the month.
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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