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Demi Lovato Visits Food on Foot

Wow...our weekend really started off great! Acclaimed hit singer / songwriter and actress Demi Lovato made a surprise visit to the Food on Foot office on Friday, March 17th and presented us with a big-hearted gift of $5,000. Wednesday had marked Lovato’s fifth year of sobriety.  She celebrated this milestone by giving back to five charitable organizations, and we were one of them! We would like to congratulate Demi for achieving her five year milestone of sobriety. We know the challenges she had to face, and it's not an easy task. Thank you Demi for this amazing gift. Your generosity will help more homeless leave the streets with ...

Darrell M.

Darrell M. was homeless, but thanks to supporters like YOU, Darrell is now living off the streets with a full-time job at Bottega Louie in Downtown Los Angeles! Read More  

You help us prepare the homeless for long term success

We recently received a heartwarming email from Damon C. He was a Work for Food participant in 2009. He is now living in secure housing and loving life. Better yet, he has a successful career in a thriving agricultural community of the Willamette Valley! When you support Food on Foot, YOU directly help people like Damon.  Your incredible gifts allow our clients to receive the life-skills they desperately need to make lasting and positive changes. And just like Damon, our clients apply these skills well after attending our programs.  Thank you! Want to learn more about how you can help the homeless earn their way off the streets ...

You prepare the homeless for long-term success

We recently received a heartwarming email from Damon C. He was a Work for Food participant in 2009. He is now living in secure housing and loving life. Better yet, he has a successful career in a thriving agricultural community of the Willamette Valley! As a $98 Club member, YOU are directly helping people like Damon.  Your monthly support allows our clients to receive the life-skills they desperately need to make lasting and positive changes. And just like Damon, our clients apply these skills well after attending the Work for Food program.  Thank you! Damon's Story: In 2009, after struggling with addiction, Damon C. became ...

You put Charlotte on a path to success

Charlotte S. desperately needed a change. Although she was a successful hairstylist in South Carolina, she wasn’t happy. For 15 years, she worked long hours with no vacation time. The years rolled by and her work slowly consumed her everyday life. “I’d go to sleep thinking about work, and wake up thinking about work.  I just couldn’t get away from it.  After years of stress, I felt I needed a change and thought Los Angeles would be a good place to start over.” Charlotte packed her bags and moved to Los Angeles. But the big city was much more expensive than she had anticipated. Unable to find a job, her savings ran ...

Have you ever reinvented yourself?

Patrick G. became homeless at age 60. Prior to living on the streets, he was an aspiring comedy writer. He had a great sense of humor and strong writing skills. But his addiction to alcohol kept him from working professionally and responsibly. He lost ties with his family and found himself living on the streets of LA. “My struggle with addiction really hit me hard. I lost my family and my pride. I couldn't live this lifestyle anymore.”  When you support Food on Foot, you equip our Work for Food program participants with the tools and resources needed for change. You help them reinvent themselves and earn their way off the ...

Sponsor A Sunday Serving

Sponsor a Sunday Serving and serve food to the poor and homeless with your friends, family or co-workers! Would you like to help the homeless with your friends, co-workers or family members? How about celebrating a birthday or Bar Mitzvah while giving back?  Sponsor a Sunday Hollywood serving! A donation of $2500 allows 20-30 family members, friends, or co-workers to volunteer as an entire group for a specific date. Your $2500 gift covers the entire cost of the food for the serving, and for the prizes for our Work for Food homeless participants.  Your group will participate in every aspect of our Sunday activities and your group will ...

Win Big with an Online Auction Benefiting the Homeless

I invite you to bid at our exclusive online auction to win an entire duffel bag filled with top of the line gifts, perfumes, jewelry and accessories from The Golden Globes, courtesy of GBK Productions. As a last minute bonus, we added a brand-new Seiko men's watch to the gift bag!   We are auctioning off the entire Golden Globes Swag Bag as ONE FULL ITEM. The gift bag is filled with $4,250 worth of goodies! All proceeds will go back to the wonderful Food on Foot programs that you've helped though the $98 Club. Thank You! The auction is currently open and will run through December 22nd. To bid for this gift bag, please send an email to ...

Be a Sponsor and Help Serve Food to the Homeless on Christmas – $250

Would you like to give a wonderful gift this Christmas? Please be a sponsor and help distribute food and sleeping bags to over 350 of our most vulnerable neighbors in need on Christmas Day. Sponsorship positions require a $250 donation per person.  Your wonderful gift will go towards purchasing the food, sleeping bags and gift cards you will help distribute during the serving.  Our wonderful Christmas Day serving takes place in Hollywood and begins at 2:00pm and ends at 5:00pm, leaving plenty of time for your family plans later in the evening.  Please read below for more details on how YOU can give back to the homeless on Christmas ...

Please give a gift and help the homeless this holiday season

For 20 years, incredible supporters and volunteers like you have been helping Food on Foot assist the homeless of Southern California to leave the streets with a full-time job, housing they can afford, and the confidence needed to make their accomplishments long lasting. And because of the ever growing homeless epidemic in Southern California, your help is needed more than ever. Please consider giving a little more to Food on Foot this holiday season. Herbert was born and raised in LA’s MacArthur Park area. He was involved with gangs and drugs at a very young age. He found himself in and out of jail throughout his teens and ...