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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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We’re Going Strong…Thanks To You!

We’d like to thank all of you who have been supporting our homeless neighbors during this pandemic! With Your Help: 2,659 nutritious meals have been distributed since March 15.8,000+ hygiene items, including masks, have been donated through our Amazon Wishlist and in-person since March 15. Twelve Graduates in our Work for Food aftercare program are receiving full rental assistance for 4 months! Other Exciting News: We are pleased to announce that we have recently phased our “Green Shirts” back into…
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4 Ways To Volunteer While Social Distancing

Looking for fun volunteer activities for you and your loved ones? Although our food distribution volunteer events are temporarily postponed, here are 4 ways you and your family can volunteer to help our unhoused neighbors while social distancing… Start Your Own Food on Foot Fundraiser We’ve made it EASY for you to help our unhoused and low-income neighbors while raising donations with the help of your family and friends. You’ll receive your very own fundraising page…
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COVID 19: Our Graduates Are Losing Jobs. Please Help

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…
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Actor Michael Rosenbaum Interviews Graduate Roy. S

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…
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US Storage Centers Helps The Homeless Through Food on Foot

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…
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