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Tia D.

Tia D.’s mother died from a brain aneurism when she was 5 years old, leaving her and her 9 other siblings behind. Despite her difficult childhood, Tia graduated our WFF program on December 22, 2013! She has maintained her full time job at Fabiolos Restaurant in Hollywood, CA. She moved here from Ohio to become a police officer and says she is still pursuing her dreams.

Cynthia A.

After escaping an abusive relationship and sleeping on the streets for three months, Cynthia came to Food on Foot looking for a new beginning. She graduated the Work For Food program on August 3, 2014 and is working full time at Napa Valley Grille. Cynthia’s growth in our program has been remarkable and we are so proud of her. Full Story

Sonia M.

Sonia graduated from the Work For Food (WFF) program in 2006 and is still employed at Whole Foods in Beverly Hills, CA. She has maintained her employment and her housing after receiving a hand up from Food on Foot over eight years ago. "The program taught me patience for my everyday challenges, motivation to keep going, and the knowledge that my labor will bear fruit." – Sonia M. Full Story

Gabriel D.

Gabriel D. has a full time job at the Fubar Restaurant in West Hollywood. He has his own apartment in Hollywood and is completely self-supporting and off all government assistance. He joins the growing list of WFF graduates now giving back to their community, and we invite you to meet him at an upcoming Sunday serving. We are so proud of our Work for Food program that turns tax burdens into tax payers.

Kim P.

Sunday, February 7, will be a day Kim P. will remember forever as she was presented with her certificate of graduation from our Work For Food (WFF) program. Kim has full time employment at Amoeba Music in Hollywood and is completely self sufficient. She is in her own apartment after being part of the homeless population for many years. We are so proud of her, and look forward to many more graduates entering the workforce and leaving all government assistance.

Deborah S.

We are so proud of Deborah S. who graduated our program on 6/29/08 and has been working full-time at Food 4 Less in Hollywood ever since. Deborah maintains complete self-sufficiency and no longer requires government assistance.

Lee D.

When Lee first graduated from our Work For Food (WFF) program, he started as a full-time bus boy at the Tender Greens Restaurant in Santa Monica. In just 2 short years, he has been promoted four times and is now a floor manager at their Studio City location. He has also been recruited to help them train their new hires in Universal City. We congratulate Lee on his continued success and are proud to call him a WFF Graduate!

Chaka R.

Chaka R. has a full time job at St. Felix Restaurant in Hollywood. He has his own apartment, is completely self-supporting and joins the long list of WFF graduates now giving back to their community. We are so proud of Chaka and invite you to meet him at an upcoming Sunday serving.

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Jay Goldinger (founder) received award from President George W. Bush

August 6, 2002 Dear Mr. Goldinger: I am very pleased to send warm greetings and congratulations on being named a Daily Point of Light. This recognition pays tribute to your important efforts to lend a helping hand to others. Every day in our great Nation, outstanding individuals make a positive difference in their communities. I commend you for upholding this proud tradition through your volunteer service to your fellow citizens. Your hard work and dedication enhance the quantity of life for others and demonstrate the caring and generous spirit that makes out country strong. Laura joins me in sending best wishes on this special and ...