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Employee Morale and Corporate Volunteerism: The Food on Foot Experience

Employee Morale and Corporate Volunteerism: The Food on Foot Experience In today’s dynamic corporate culture, ensuring the well-being and high spirits of employees is of paramount importance. Beyond the need for enhanced productivity and creativity lies the essential factor of employee morale. As companies navigate the complexities of modern corporate life, maintaining employee satisfaction becomes a vital challenge. Amid these challenges, corporate volunteerism, especially through partnerships like Food on Foot, offers an avenue to enhance morale,…
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The Power of Youth: Positive Benefits of Children Volunteering

The Power of Youth: Positive Benefits of Children Volunteering In today’s fast-paced and demanding world, teaching children the value of giving back to their community is crucial. When kids volunteer to distribute food and clothing with Food on Foot, not only does this benefit our neighbors experiencing homelessness, but it also has a profound impact on the children themselves. By engaging in volunteer work, children learn empathy, compassion, and the importance of making a positive difference…
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The Power of Youth: Positive Benefits of Children Volunteering

The Power of Youth: Volunteer Opportunities For Kids In today’s fast-paced and often demanding world, teaching children the value of giving back to their community is crucial. When kids volunteer to distribute food and clothing with Food on Foot, not only does this benefit our neighbors experiencing homelessness, but it also has a profound impact on the children themselves. By engaging in volunteer work, children learn empathy, compassion, and the importance of making a positive difference…
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Community Partner Spotlight: Project ID

Community Partner Spotlight: Project ID A big thanks to Food on Foot Community Partner, Project ID, for providing free identification cards for people experiencing homelessness and poverty during EVERY Sunday Serving event. This is a shining example of the life-changing resources our Community Partners bring for our neighbors in need.  We sat down with Project ID founder, Kat Calvin who explained the importance that an identification card can play, and the hurdles our unhoused neighbors face when trying to…
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Helping Participants Understand and Manage Their Money

Financial Literacy Workshops: Helping Participants Manage Their Money Food on Foot’s Jobs & Housing Program helps our unhoused neighbors regain their footing back into society.  Graduates from the program earn a full-time job and a fully-furnished apartment, along with $5,000 savings (their employment earnings while in the program). Prior to graduating, program participants undergo weekly group an 1-1 workshops. This includes financial literacy and money management training. Topics range from budgeting expenses, savings, and credit score…
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Donor Spotlight – Bob and Dolores Hope Foundation

Donor Spotlight We are enormously grateful to the Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation’s longstanding support of Food on Foot’s programming –  designed to assist our unhoused and low-income neighbors in Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and a fresh start through life-skills training, full-time employment, and permanent housing. During the pandemic, support from the Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation was instrumental in helping Food on Foot provide front-line, safety-net services. This includes 11,000+ nutritious meals and…
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Improving Mental Health For Our Unhoused Neighbors

Improving Mental Health For Our Unhoused Neighbors It’s no secret that mental health affects people from all walks of life. According to The National Institute of Mental Health, roughly 1 in 5 Americans suffer from mental health conditions –  a staggering 44 million people. Day-to-day life can be stressful and overwhelming… …But imagine experiencing that without a roof over your head. You have no secure walls or doors with locks. You are literally sharing a public space with everyone else around you. When you’re unhoused, you…
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Thank you for making 2020 our best year ever!

As we look back on 2020, we are filled with tremendous gratitude for your outstanding devotion and support for our homeless and low-income men and women in Los Angeles. As the Coronavirus spread so did your care and concern.With your help, our Work for Food participants were able to continue on their journey out of homelessness and into full-time jobs and fully furnished apartments. Those who lost their jobs in the business closures were able to stay…
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Kelly Clarkson Show Features Food on Foot!

We are excited to announce that Food on Foot was featured on The Kelly Clarkson Show!  This show is the most-watched new talk show in seven years, averaging 1.6M viewers. The segment features our program director, Kelsie Deppen, and two graduates — Patrick and Jeannette. Please share the video link below with your friends, family, and post on social media. This is a FANTASTIC way to spread the word about Food on Foot and inform others on how they too can help…
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