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

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Wilshire Boulevard Temple - Karsh Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
3750 W 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 401-4651

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
Sundays, 8:30-9:30a.m.

Eligibility
No restrictions.

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

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Karsh Family Social Service Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
3750 W 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 401-4651

Description
The Karsh Family Social Service Center provides free food for people in Los Angeles.

The usual bag of food given contains dry goods, canned goods, and produce (when available). A set amount is given, and will typically last a family of three to four about two to three days. Assistance can only be received once per week.

Volunteers are appreciated.

Hours
Sundays, 8:30am - 9:30a.m

Eligibility
For people in Los Angeles. Service includes ongoing emergency food assistance. There are no geographic restrictions. Walk in for service.

Documents Required
ID or registration is not required. Participants are required to sign a sign-in sheet.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

First Church of the Nazarene

Filed Under
Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
3401 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 385-6345

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 for people who are homeless and usually include easily opened canned meat, fruit, and vegetables; cheese and crackers; and instant soup.

Hot meals are served Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30am to 12:30pm. Breakfast coffee and donuts are served Wednesday, 9:30am to 10:30am.

Hours
Food Pantry: Friday 4:30pm-6:00pm
Hot meals are served Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30am to 12:30pm.
Breakfast coffee and donuts are served Wednesday, 9:30am to 10:30am.

Eligibility
No restrictions.

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

Area Served
Los Angeles County

The Dream Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
2301 Bellevue Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 273-7000

Description
The Dream Center provides free food for low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. Services include a food line and ongoing food assistance.

The Food Truck is a food program which targets low-income individuals and families. The truck visits 32 locations every week. The food provided is USDA government surplus food along with other items like produce and other fresh items, if donations allow.

Volunteers and donations are welcome.

Hours
Onsite food giveaway, Wednesday, 12:30pm to 1:30pm; line up begins around 10:00am.

Food Truck Program -off site distribution to partners Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm; call for sites.

Eligibility
For low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. The services include a food line and ongoing emergency food assistance. There are no geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
No ID is required. People register by signing in and self certifying that they meet low-income guidelines.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


St. James Episcopal Church

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
3903 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 388-3417

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
Thursday 8:00am -9:00am

Eligibility
No restrictions.

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

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Wilshire Presbyterian Church

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
3rd St And S Oxford Ave
Marilynn Evans Community Center
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 387-5387

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
Monday morning from 8 am to 12 noon

Eligibility
No restrictions.

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

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Church of the Epiphany, Los Angeles

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
2808 Altura St
Los Angeles, CA 90031
(323) 227-9931

Description
The Church of the Epiphany provides a food pantry for people in need. Service is first-come, first-served, and two bags of groceries are given.

Hours
Tickets are given out on distribution days at 8:30am. Distribution is the second and fourth Friday of the month at 10:30am.

Eligibility
Residents of Los Angeles County, including people who are homeless or undocumented.

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

Documents Required
Call for information.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Heart Of Compassion Distribution, Inc

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
600 S Maple Ave
Montebello, CA 90640
(323) 727-7997

Description
The Hearts of Compassion offers a food pantry twice a week, but people can be assisted only once a week. Donations are requested on Wednesday, but are not required.

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

Hours
Intake and distribution hours are Tuesday, 9:00am to 1:30pm; Wednesday 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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

Documents Required
ID is not required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County


Bread Of Life Foursquare Gospel Church

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
5175 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016
(323) 939-4716

Description
The Bread of Life Foursquare Gospel Church offers ongoing and occasional food assistance. Food is distributed once a week, and people receive a bag of free groceries.

Hours
Wednesdays 11:00am to 12:30pm & 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Sundays 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Eligibility
For people in Los Angeles County. Services include ongoing and occasional emergency food. There are no geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
No ID Required.

Area Served
Los Angeles County

House of Yahweh

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
4046 Marine Ave
Lawndale, CA 90260
(310) 675-6412
(310) 644-9301

Description
The House of Yahweh provides two food pantry programs. Donations are recommended, but not necessary.

The occasional emergency food assistance offers bag and boxes of free food to last three or four days, once a month.

The ongoing food assistance provides about $50 of free groceries each week; however, there is a waiting list.

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

Hours
Intake hours are Monday through Saturday, 9:00am; the agency will only assist the first 10 callers. Distribution hours are Monday through Saturday at 2:00pm to 3:00pm. There is a waiting list for the weekly food program.

Eligibility
For people who are in the general area of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lennox and Torrance, including people who are homeless or undocumented.

Documents Required
A picture ID must be provided.

Area Served
Los Angeles County