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Interfaith Food Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
11819 Burke St
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
(562) 903-1478

Description
The Interfaith Food Center provides a food pantry where they give out groceries once or twice a week, depending on household size, on an ongoing basis.

They also offer sack lunches for homeless people four days a week, and personal care items when available.

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

Hours
January and February: Intake hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30am to 11:30am.
March through September: Intake hours are Monday and Thursday, 8:30am to 11:30am.
Distribution hours are Monday, Thursday, Friday, 8:30am to 12:00pm; Tuesday, 4:30pm to 7:00pm.

Sack lunch is provided daily; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Eligibility
Low-income families and individuals who live in Whittier, La Mirada and Santa Fe Springs or unincorporated Los Angeles County with a Whittier zip code.

The sack lunch program serves the homeless population of Whittier, La Mirada, Santa Fe Springs, and the surrounding communities, and individuals must live on the street, motel, car, and or shelter to qualify.

Documents Required
Food Program: CADL or CAID for head of household, proof of address (current utility bill or rental agreement), proof of income and proof of the number of household members. Identification and utility bill must have the same address.

Sack Lunch: CAID or CADL

Area Served
Whittier, Santa Fe Springs and La Mirada

St. Matthias Episcopal Church

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens

Contact
7056 S Washington Ave
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 698-9741

Description
The St. Matthias Episcopal Church provides free meals to the less fortunate in the Whittier area.

Volunteers are appreciated.

Hours
Monday through Friday 3:00pm

Eligibility
For people in the Whittier area no questions asked. All one need do to be fed is show up and conduct oneself properly, showing respect to others. There are no geographic restrictions.

Documents Required
No ID Required.

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
Countywide - All Zips

City Of Cudahy - Clara Park

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
4835 Clara St
Bell, 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
Cudahy


City of Paramount - Community Services & Recreation Department - Senior Services

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Soup Kitchens, Food Pantries

Contact
14400 Paramount Blvd
Paramount, CA 90723
(562) 220-2090
(562) 806-5400

Description
The City of Paramount Community Services & Recreation Department provides food for seniors aged 60 and above in Los Angeles County.

The program offers boxes of food which may include canned and dried goods, and also fresh fruit and vegetables. Services can be received only once a month.

There is also another program where hot lunches are also available at the center, and home-delivered meals are available for home-bound
seniors or seniors who have difficulty preparing their own meals. Eligible people can apply for the weekday home-delivered noon meal service, and frozen meals are delivered on weekdays for weekend and holiday use. Participants can also attend social and recreational events.

There is a suggested donation of $2.25 per meal for the meal programs, but no one is turned away because of an inability to pay.

Volunteers are accepted and appreciated.

Hours
Food Distribution: 2nd Monday of the month 1:00pm

Nutrition Program: Monday through Friday, 12:00pm, seniors must arrive by 12:30pm to be served.

Eligibility
Food Pantry: For older adults age 60 and older in Los Angeles County. Age restriction, no geographic restriction. Individuals must be registered with the Regional Food Bank in order to receive services.

Nutrition Program: For seniors age 60 and older who reside in Paramount and the surrounding areas. A reservation is required for the meal.

Documents Required
Food Pantry: ID, proof of income, and a utility bill are required.

Eastmont Community Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
701 S Hoefner Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 726-7998

Description
The Eastmont Community Center provides a food pantry where they give out groceries that last about two days, and baby food and formula are sometimes available. People can be assisted once a month.

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

Hours
Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 5:30pm; Friday, 8:30am to 12:30pm.

Ongoing Food Pantry Assistance
Fridays, 9:00am - 11:00am (with appointment only) and emergency food for first time walk-ins Monday- Thursday from 9:00am-11:00am.

Food Line
Call Thursday to confirm the food distribution for Friday.

Eligibility
Primarily for people who live in East Los Angeles zip code 90022 and a food program for people living in East Los Angeles, Commerce and Montebello including people who are homeless or undocumented. Services are targeted, but not restricted, to the low-income Spanish-speaking community.

Documents Required
For the ongoing emergency food program, picture ID and proof of residence, such as a rent receipt or utility bill, and proof of income, are required.

For the food line, no ID is required.

Area Served
Ongoing emergency food assistance for people in zip code 90022 and a food line for people in East Los Angeles, Commerce and Montebello.

Bienestar Human Services - East Los Angeles Center

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
5326 E Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(866) 590-6411
(323) 727-7896

Description
The East Los Angeles Center gives out boxes and bags of free food to low-income people that are eligible. People get food on a monthly basis, but if you're not eligible, they can provide some food once and a referral.

For people who'd like to help, volunteer opportunities are available.

Hours
Tuesday 11:00am – 2:45pm
Thursday 12:00pm – 1:45pm, 3:00pm – 4:45pm
1st and 4th Wednesday of each month 10:00am – 12:00pm
*Closed on the 5th Tuesday and Thursday of each month

Eligibility
Clients must be involved in a case management program in order to be eligible. Income restrictions apply; services are restricted to residents of SPA 7.

Documents Required
HIV Status
Proof of Income
Proof of Residence

Area Served
Los Angeles County

Centro Maravilla Service Center

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
4716 E Cesar E Chavez Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90022
(323) 260-2804
(323) 260-2805

Description
The Centro Maravilla provides a food pantry every 30 days for people in need.

Hours
Five Breads Two Fish Food Program
Thursday 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP)
Intake and distribution hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. Individual MUST bring their own BAGS for the food. Days and hours might vary, call to verify.

Eligibility
Five Breads Two Fish Food Program
No restriction

Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP)
For low-income people who live in East Los Angeles zip code area 90022. People may apply for assistance once every 30 days; and service is restricted to Los Angeles zip code 90022. Referral might be required, please call for information.

Documents Required
Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP)
Picture ID for head of household; any form of ID for all family members; current proof of income and proof of residence is required. Individuals MUST bring their own BAGS for the food.

Area Served
Los Angeles Zip Code 90022


St. John Vianney Church - Food Pantry

Filed Under
Volunteer Opportunities, Food Pantries

Contact
1345 Turnbull Canyon Rd
Hacienda Heights, CA 91745
(626) 330-2269

Description
The St. John Vianney Church provides free food for those in need. The program offers USDA foods weekly. Participants receive a bag of food containing canned and packaged foods, produce, and frozen food. Participants are allowed to select the food. Services can be received only once a week.

Volunteers and donations are appreciated.

Hours
Parish Office
Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 8:30pm
Fridays 8:30am – 3:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Food Pantry Distribution
Saturdays 8:00am to 12:00pm. (Hours vary, please call)

Eligibility
For low-income residents of zip codes 91744, 91745, 91746, 91747, 91748 and 91790. To qualify, applicants must be 150% of poverty level or lower.

Documents Required
ID for everyone living in the household, proof of income and proof of residence; ID for children may include immunization record, birth certificate or school ID card.

Area Served
Zip codes 91744, 91745, 91746, 91747, 91748, and 91790.

First United Methodist Church Of Compton

Filed Under
Food Pantries

Contact
1025 S Long Beach Blvd
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 639-0775

Description
The First United Methodist Church of Compton provides a food pantry where they give out boxes and bags of food that usually lasts three to four days.

Hours
Office hours are Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Food Pantry: The second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 10:00am to 12:00pm.

Eligibility
Individuals and families who live in Carson, Compton, Gardena and Long Beach, including people who are homeless.

Documents Required
People must bring their own bags for the food.

Area Served
Carson, Compton, Gardena and Long Beach