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logoFood on Foot is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax-ID#31-1581053) dedicated to providing the poor and homeless of Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and assistance in the transition to employment and life off the streets.

Food on Foot operates a weekly meal program every Sunday in Hollywood. Food on Foot began in March 1996 as one man's response to the hunger he witnessed among the poor and homeless of Hollywood. What initially began as the distribution of meals from the trunk of a car has grown through the dedication of its volunteers and now serves more than 200 meals each week to homeless, disabled, elderly and low-income adults and children. more about us >

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11/23/2014 Sponsored by Hilton & Hyland FULL*
*$98 Club members are welcome to attend any serving!

Volunteer of the Week


Dorothy Edmed - $98 Club Member - 10/26/2014

FOF means to me, "There by the grace of God go I". I have had some really difficult times in my life but have had support to solider on. FOF is that support and encouragement for people that have no one to turn to in that time in their life. FOF also provides that weekly opportunity to feed the homeless on the streets of LA.

I like the encouragement, support and opportunity that FOF gives individuals to get back on their feet and living a normal productive life. I also enjoy the smiles and thanks received from those we feed.


Sponsor a Hollywood Serving

Would you like to bring a group of your workers, friends, etc. to a Sunday Hollywood serving? We have groups of 20-30 volunteers that wish to volunteer for a specific date. A donation of $2500 covers all of the costs of food and food gift cards for our Work for Food crew. This donation will allow your group to participate in every part of our Sunday activities and your group will be the ONLY volunteers for that day. For more information please contact us at info@foodonfoot.org or download a sponsorship form here.

How Can I Help Food on Foot?

Donate - Send a check or make a online donation. 100% of your donation goes toward the purchase of much needed food and is a tax-deductible contribution! Details...

Clothing - Donate your gently worn clothing (infant to adult sizes), shoes, blankets, backpacks, etc. It's a tax-deductible contribution! These donations are accepted every Sunday between 10:30am - 2:30pm at our Hollywood feeding location, 1625 N. Schrader Blvd.

Volunteer - Help distribute the pre-packaged food and clothing on Sundays at 3:15 P.M. in Hollywood. Details...

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Foot Notes Newsletter

The October edition of our monthly Foot Notes Newsletter [pdf] is now available!

We are now accepting volunteer registrations for our BIG Thanksgiving Day celebration!

We are now accepting volunteer registrations for our BIG Thanksgiving Day celebration on Thursday November 27 at 2pm

Join us for three hours of an unforgettable experience where over 600 homeless and poor receive a new sleeping, bag of bus tokens and a health nutritious meal from our volunteers.

Space is very limited and advance registration is require.

If you have any questions call us at 310-860-0022.

Cynthia A. Becomes Full Time Taxpayer

Cynthia A. was recently presented with her PHD (passion, hunger, desire) certificate. She is now fully employed at Napa Valley Grill in Westwood and is another successful graduate of our Work for Food program that turns tax burdens into taxpayers every month.

Food on Foot Wins $10,000

Over a 3-week period, FOF competed against 9 other California nonprofits and received the most online votes, winning a $10,000 grant for our Work for Food program through the Clearinghouse CDFI Challenge. We're so grateful to everyone who voted daily and spread the word to friends, family, and colleagues. A special thanks goes out to our friend and long-time supporter - Neil Patrick Harris - who wrote "So glad you won. So glad I could help. So glad you continue to do what you do."

New video shows our Work for Food program in action

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A Big thank you to T.Baker and W. Shadow for producing the following three minute video.

Work for Food

Each Sunday afternoon 40-50 homeless and poor individuals participate in our trash clean up program. This is the first step in their attempt to increase confidence and ultimately obtain a full time job and housing. We are proud that so many have graduated our program and are now completely self-supporting and off all government assistance.

Previous Work for Food Success Stories:
Chad H., John W., Chauncey P., Gabriel D., Lee D., Chaka R., Margarito, Jennifer M., Rebel S., Kim P. , Paul M., Paul D., Deborah S., Danny G., Anthony R.

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