In October, we honored $98 Club members Sewlyn and Glynis Gerber for their deep-rooted and long-timed support of Food on Foot.
Throughout the years, Selwyn and Glynis have gone above and beyond by sharing their enthusiasm of Food on Foot and spreading the word of our organization to so many incredible people.
When asked why they give to Food on Foot, Selwyn responded:
“In my faith, the greatest obligation that one has on this planet is to engage in acts of charity. The highest act of charity is to enable people to feed themselves and to become self-suffici...
How many responsibilities do you have?
From meeting deadlines, making appointments, and even taking care of loved ones, our days are filled with responsibilities both big and small.
And accomplishing these tasks gives us PURPOSE and GROWTH in life.
Our homeless clients in our Work for Food program learn Positive Work Habits! These include:
The skills acquired in the Work for Food program allow vulnerable homeless people to succeed in new jobs.
Do you want to learn more about the jobs our Work for Food ...
Would you like to help others during Thanksgiving?
Why not spend the day by giving back to our most vulnerable neighbors in need?
You can be a sponsor and help distribute food and sleeping bags to over 350 poor and homeless people in our Hollywood serving location on Thanksgiving Day.
What are the sponsor details?
As a sponsor, you will help distribute food and sleeping bags to our most vulnerable neighbors in need. You will also personally hand out prizes and food gift cards to the top workers in our Work for Food program. The homeless participants in this ...
Who inspires you?
Who motivates you to achieve success?
Our Work for Food program empowers the homeless to leave the streets through teamwork and comradery.
And many of our graduates attribute this positive network as a driving force behind their accomplishments.
Would you like to hear stories from our Work for Food clients? You can! Volunteer and help distribute food to the homeless on Sundays. Click here to sign up.
Darrell's life was forever changed through Food on Foot
Darrell M. moved to Los Angeles from Atlanta to be closer ...
We have a great, fun family activity where instilling positive values in your child is an additional bonus!
Food on Foot’s Sunday Serving provides a safe and loving environment for children, ages 6 and up, to volunteer with their family and help distribute food and clothing to the homeless.
Sign you and your child up to volunteer here.
As with all volunteers, children that you bring to the serving will:
See that the homeless are human too
Give them food to fill their hungry bellies
listen to the homeless tell moving stories and random acts of ...
At Food on Foot, supporters like you fund our programs that help the homeless leave the streets.
With your help, our participants receive a full-time job and housing they can afford.
But most importantly, you help boost our homeless participant's confidence and self respect. Thank You!
We are so happy to announce that on Sunday, August 14th, Adam G. graduated our Work for Food program!
Throughout his time in the program, Adam G. reached substantial milestones including:
Showing up ...
When you're homeless, a lack of mobility, especially in LA, can mean missing out on the job interview that could turn your life around.
To make matters worse, many homeless people are so desperate for transportation, they risk receiving a heavy fine by sneaking onto buses and trains without buying a ticket.
Thanks to your support, we award monthly bus passes each week ($100 value) to the top workers in our program.
Would you like to see the difference you are making in homeless people's lives? You can volunteer on a ...
Do you know how many people you helped this week?
I bet it's more than you think.
From opening doors for strangers, helping a neighbor move furniture, or even lending an ear to a friend that needs advice, our world is filled with random acts of kindness.
And it's these types of positive actions that we instill onto our homeless participants.
Our homeless clients in the Work for Food program are required to perform a "Random Act of Kindness" every week.
In order to be accepted into the Work for Food program for the week, each participant must first help someone ...
Do you usually do something perfectly the first time?
Of course not! We all need second chances.
What does a second chance mean to you?
Maybe for you, a second chance is a way to fix the past and learn from your mistakes.
For a homeless person, a second chance means an opportunity to leave the streets and become a self-sustaining member of society.
Did you know that we feed up to 200 homeless people every Sunday?
Sign up to volunteer to help feed the homeless that desperately need your ...
If you had just met Adam, you would never tell that just a few days ago, he was homeless.
Walking down Sunset Boulevard in his newly coveted “Gray Shirt”, Adam walked with a sense of purpose and understanding. Today, he played the part of the mentor and leader – the type of person that everyone should know regardless of their current situation.
Surrounding him were four “Green Shirts” in Food on Foot’s Work for Food program. These people were homeless and were spending their Sunday picking up trash on the streets of Hollywood as a means to ...