Join in on the true spirit of giving this holiday season by coming together to support food drives in Los Angeles. These charitable donations will ensure no family goes without a warm meal this year, making a difference that will resonate far beyond the holiday season.
Food Finders Holiday Food Drive
From now until Dec. 31, join Food Finders in its mission to fight hunger this holiday season. The Holiday Food Drive provides a chance for individuals and businesses to contribute non-perishable items, ensuring that families in need experience the warmth of a festive meal. These items include canned goods, packaged items, hygiene items and monetary donations to support turkeys and hams. These goods can be donated to Food Finders on Humbolt Street or purchased with monetary donations online. Food Finders accepts donations Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit foodfinders.org.
APLAHealth’s Holiday Food & Hygiene Drive
APLAHealth’s Food and & Hygiene Drive combines health advocacy with the spirit of giving. This charitable drive, taking place until Dec. 13, ensures that families facing health challenges can find nourishment and comfort during the holidays. Items, including whole grain cereal, canned items, chicken or vegetable stock, peanut butter, milk and personal hygiene items are currently needed. To make a donation, visit an ALPHAHealthy location, including sites on Bellaire Avenue, La Brea Avenue and Kingsley Drive. For more information, visit aplahealth.org.
Pico Union Project’s 10th Annual Faithsgiving Community Fest
The Pico Union Project goes beyond addressing hunger by fostering a sense of community and shared humanity. The project is hosting a food drive this Thanksgiving in Los Angeles, the 10th Annual Faithsgiving Community Fest. This special event will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at its headquarters, where volunteers can donate and pass out Thanksgiving meals to those in need. Monetary donations will also be accepted. For more information, visit picounionproject.org.
Los Angeles Mission
Los Angeles Mission’s commitment to serving the unhoused and hungry is unwavering, especially during the holiday season. Join its efforts by participating in its food drives or volunteering your time. A Thanksgiving food drive is currently running, aiming to provide holiday meals to more than 75,000 people experiencing homelessness and food insecurity. Every $2.53 donated provides a nourishing meal and life-changing care. Donations can be made online. For more information, visit losangelesmission.org.
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank stands as a beacon in the battle against hunger, providing crucial support to countless families in the county. This holiday season, join its cause by donating, volunteering or organizing a food drive. Your efforts directly impact the lives of those struggling with food insecurity in the heart of Los Angeles. Accepted food donations include canned goods, fresh produce, dairy products, soups and other non-perishable items. Volunteers can take these goods to the headquarters on East 41st Street, Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit lafoodbank.org.