Food Assistance (Food Pantries) In los angeles, CA And Vicinity

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City Of Cudahy - Clara Park

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
4835 Clara St
Cudahy, CA 90201
(323) 773-5143

Description
The Clara Park provides a food pantry on a first-come, first-served, basis.

They also offer congregate meals for seniors five days week. Donations are recommended, but not mandatory.

Volunteer opportunities are available for those who want to help.

Hours
Food Distribution: 4th Thursday of the month 9:00am.

Soup Kitchen: Monday through Friday 12:00pm.

Eligibility
Low-income Cudahy residents.

Food is distributed on a first come, first served basis.

Soup kitchen is for seniors 60 and older.

Documents Required
Proof of residence is required. People may self-verify income status.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

First New Christian Fellowship Baptist Church - Food Distribution Ministry

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
1555 W 108th St
Los Angeles, CA 90047
(323) 756-2541

Description
The Food Distribution Ministry provides a food pantry on a first-come, first-served, basis. They give a bag of groceries and people can apply for service once a week. Perishables are sometimes available.

There are volunteer opportunities available for those who want to help.

Hours
Every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Eligibility
People of all ages who live in the Athens and Westmont communities of Los Angeles.

Service is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Documents Required
Driver's License or other Photo ID is required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Faith in Christ Ministries

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
4501 S Western Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90062
(323) 291-9636

Description
The Faith in Christ Ministry provides a food pantry where they give boxes and bags of free groceries on a first-come, first-served basis.

They also offer a free breakfast once a week for people in need.

Volunteer opportunities are available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Food Pantry: Tuesday, 8:00am to 9:00am.

Soup Kitchen: Saturday, 8:30am to 9:30am.

Eligibility
For people in South Central Los Angeles.

Documents Required
ID is not required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

St. John's Episcopal Cathedral

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
514 W Adams Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 747-6285

Description
Provides bags of groceries which usually include canned fruits and vegetables, packaged dried goods, and staple items although each site may vary the contents slightly. Infant formula and baby food may be available. The amount of food usually does not vary with size of family.

Sack lunches are provided at most sites for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened canned meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

Hours
1st & 3rd Sunday 10:30am -11:30am

Eligibility
No restrictions.

Documents Required
The program can assist people who are undocumented or who are homeless.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


St Francis Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
1835 S Hope St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 747-5347

Description
The St. Francis Center provides occasional food assistance where they give a bag of free groceries to people in need.

Their soup kitchen offers free hot breakfast five days a week for homeless people, single men, and single women.

For anyone who wants to help, there are volunteer opportunities available.

Hours
Intake hours for Food Assistance: Tuesday, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Food Distribution: Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, 11:00am to 12:30pm.

Brown Bag Program: Friday 11:00am – 1:00 pm [for senior guests over the age of 60]

Soup Kitchen: Monday 7:30am-8:00am; Tuesday-Friday 7:30am-9:00am & Saturday 8:30am-10:00am

Eligibility
For low-income families who are in downtown Los Angeles, including people who are homeless. Service is restricted to the following zip codes for groceries: 90006, 90007, 90011, 90013, 90014, 90015, 90017, 90021, and 90057, 90220, 90221, 90222, 90223 and 90224; there are no geographic restrictions for the breakfast program.

Documents Required
Food Assistance: ID, proof of residence and proof of income are required.
Senior Brown Bag Program: ID, proof of age and proof of residence are required.
Soup Kitchen: ID or registration is not required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Islah LA

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
2900 W Slauson Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 596-3456
(424) 704-1709

Description
The Islah LA program offers free food to families and individuals, including the homeless and/or undocumented. Services include ongoing emergency food assistance and food sorting/packing volunteer opportunities for high school students.

The agency provides a bag containing items such as canned goods, fresh vegetables, meat, and fruit.

Volunteers are also available for students who need community service hours for graduation. Students provide food sorting, packing, and distribution.

Hours
Saturday, 9:00am to 2:00pm. Intake starts at 9:00am individuals line-up for tickets for the bag of groceries; Distribution is at 11:00am to 2:00pm.

Eligibility
For individuals and families who are in zip code 90043 and the surrounding areas including people who are homeless or undocumented.

Documents Required
ID is required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Fred Jordan Missions

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
445 Towne Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(626) 915-1981

Description
The Fred Jordan Missions provides a food pantry and a soup kitchen.

For the soup kitchen, you need to attend one of their religious services, but you can apply as many times as you need.

For the food pantry, they give a two to three-day supply of food that fluctuates depending on family size, and instant formula and baby food are sometimes available.

For anyone who wants to help, there are volunteer opportunities available.

Hours
Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Food Pantry
Intake hours for groceries are Monday through Friday, 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

Soup Kitchen
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 11:00am; and 2:00pm.

Eligibility
People in Los Angeles County, including people who are homeless, undocumented.

Documents Required
No ID required for soup kitchen.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Mission

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
303 E 5th St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 629-1227

Description
Weekly Food Basket Program. Food baskets contain various perishable items as well as toiletries with a minimum value of $100.00 per basket.

On average, 50 baskets are distributed every Wednesday to low-income families who are living in SRO’s and hotels in the Greater Los Angeles area. Each basket feeds an entire family and provides eight meals to provide low-income households the food they need to maintain adequate nutritional levels. Baskets for large size families of more than four individuals are also accommodated.

The soup kitchen provides a hot meal for anyone in Los Angeles County who attends a mandatory chapel service. Services include meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The mission primarily serves homeless people in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles. There are no geographic restrictions.

Hours
Food baskets are distributed every Wednesday.

Breakfast is served Monday through Saturday, first come, first served, to 100 people at 5:00am;.

Lunch is served Monday through Saturday, 12:00pm and 1:00pm;

Dinner is served Monday through Saturday at 6:00pm and 8:00pm.

Eligibility
Low income and/or homeless.

Must attend chapel service to receive hot meal.

Documents Required
No ID required for soup kitchen.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


My Friends House, Inc

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
3533 W 58th Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 292-4939

Description
My Friends House provides a food pantry where they give out bags and boxes of free groceries.

Volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Intake and distribution hours are Wednesday, 9:00am to 11:00am.

Eligibility
For people in Los Angeles County, including people who are homeless and people who are undocumented.

Documents Required
ID is not required; participants are required to sign in.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Salvation Army of Los Angeles Central

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
906 Francisco St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 896-9178

Description
The Salvation Army Los Angeles Central provides a soup kitchen and a food pantry.

The soup kitchen offers breakfast for people 60 and older from 9:00am to 10:00am and then bags of food are distributed.

The food pantry provides one bag of food for families with one to five people, and two bags for families with more than five people once per month.

There are volunteer opportunities available for anyone who wants to help.

Hours
Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 12:00 noon and 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Fridays (Seniors only), 9:00am to 11:00am.

Eligibility
Seniors age 60 and up, single adults and families with low income. All individuals and families must register with the agency and present ID in order to be eligible.

Documents Required
ID Required

Area Served
Los Angeles County