Dear Food on Foot family,
I realize these are difficult and uncertain times. I sincerely hope that you and your family are coping with the very real threat of the Coronavirus and its unprecedented disruptions to your daily life.
The impact of this crisis is also being felt by our Work for Food (Jobs & Housing) program Gray Shirts and graduates, many of which have now lost their jobs.
These incredible men and women truly personify the goals and successes of Food on Foot. They frequently volunteer their time and mentor many homeless individuals to achieve ...
If you volunteered during a recent Sunday Serving, there’s a good chance you met our graduate Roy S.
Roy shows up to almost every Sunday serving. He happily chats with the volunteers and even mentors the homeless participants in our Work for Food program.
During a Sunday serving, Roy met actor and director Michael Rosenbaum.
Michael is a devoted $98 Club member and frequent volunteer.
When Michael met Roy, he knew he'd be a perfect fit for his podcast, Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum.
Michael interviews celebrities and athletes while getting ...
As homelessness spreads across LA County, more and more companies are giving back to help the community in which they serve.
US Storage Centers is an owner and operator of self-storage facilities across the country. They recently opened a new storage facility in Compton, and have partnered with Food on Foot to help provide much needed resources for the homeless.
How is US Storage Centers helping the homeless?
Food on Foot helps homeless individuals leave the streets with full-time jobs, housing, and a life-skills education.
Every Sunday, Food on Foot ...
Food on Foot's head of marketing, Rob Danson, sat down with iHeart radio to discuss the "Trust First Model" and ways you can help our homeless neighbors leave the streets with full-time jobs and permanent housing.
Stream the Interview Here
Want to provide hygiene products and food gift cards to our homeless neighbors?
Now you can!
As a Food on Foot supporter, you can now donate:
Food gift cards
Retail gift cards
Hygiene products from our Amazon Wish List
Why is my help needed?
Many people living on the streets don’t have access to every necessities such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste or sunscreen.
A lack of these much needed resources can:
Lower self-esteem and confidence, especially if heading to a job interview
Increase our homeless neighbors' health risks
You can ...
Wow! Variety just featured Food on Foot as one of the “50 impactful charities serving humanity, environment and animals.”
This is a HUGE honor, and we couldn’t have achieved this without the tremendous support from Club members, donors and volunteers like YOU!
Thank you so much for everything you do in helping our homeless neighbors receive nutritious meals, clothing, and an empowring life off the streets as fully-employed and permanently housed members of society.
Check Out The Variety Article
How can I see the impact I make?
Do you want to ...
Dr. Drew and Leann Tweeden sat down with Rob Danson, Food on Foot's Head of Marketing and Communications, to discuss how Food on Foot is helping our homeless neighbors find full-time jobs and housing they can afford through subsidized rent.
Click the link below to listen (interview starts 1 minute into the segment)
Click HERE to listen
Kay was homeless and in desperate need of a job.
She spent months on the streets searching for help.
But no programs would take her in.
She had no history of mental illness and wasn't on drugs.
So why was it so difficult for Kay to find help?
There are a lot of homeless programs in Los Angeles. But very few are designed to help people like Kay.
How is Food on Foot different?
Program Director, Kelsie Deppen explains:
“We work with the high-functioning homeless who slip through the cracks of other homeless programs. These are adults ...
Jason and Brett Oppenheim have been long time supporters, sponsors and volunteers of Food on Foot.
Now, their Hollywood Hills real estate agency, Opphenheim Group, is the focus of a new Netflix show called Selling Sunset.
We're so excited to announce that Food on Foot is featured in Episode #7.
A huge thanks to Jason, Brett and the rest of the Oppenheim Group for helping our homeless neighbors with food, jobs, housing, skills and confidence!
Watch Selling Sunset Here!
All the AMAZING help you give to our homeless neighbors really shines through in this LA Independent front page feature!
Click on the button below to read the online version.
LA Independent Feature