“I am very proud to be a part of Food on Foot. You have given me a second chance, and I’m determined to the make the most of it with gratitude and enthusiasm.”
“Joining Food on Foot was the best decision I have ever made. This is more than just a program. It has completely changed my life.”
“Food on Foot preaches independence! They inspired me to create a job when there were no other jobs available. I’m now an entrepreneur with a line of skin-care products I make and sell myself.”
"Not only is Food on Foot helping us with housing, they are also helping us long-term. You have shown me that no matter what, we can all make it through."
"It takes a village to raise a child, and a community to fix a problem. Thank you for helping me be a part of this community."
"I’m extremely grateful to Food on Foot for my new home and now I feel like the sky is the limit."
“I came to LA without any drug problems, and this was the only program that fit me. Thank you for your commitment and for transforming my life.”
“Through the Work for Food program, I’ve learned the value of patience and asking for help. I learned how to be open to receiving love. I feel like I belong here.”
“Doing my Random Act of Kindness each week taught me to always be thankful and reminded me of the small things I can do for others.”
Jo Jo F.
“After getting robbed, I lost my ID and became homeless. With your help, I got a new ID and was able to get a full-time job and apartment. Thank you!”
“Ever since starting this program, I was inspired to work hard. Thank you for giving me a new life.”
“You instill courage, knowledge, strength, wisdom, and hope. These are the little mustard seeds that you plant into our minds and it completely and utterly changes our spirit from the inside out. Thank you for changing my life!”
“From where I’ve been, to where I’m at now, and the help that I’ve received primarily through Food on Foot…I needed it more than ever, and I appreciate it.”
“Thank you for helping me follow through with my actions and goals.”
“I didn’t do drugs and I’m not mentally ill. There was literally no place for me to go; no program out there for me, until I found Food on Foot. This program works. I am so grateful to you.”
“Having my own apartment is a great accomplishment in my life. Simple things like having my own shower and bed is wonderful. Thank you.”
“It feels like I’m finally moving on from a major roadblock in my life. I have a new beginning thanks to Food on Foot.”
“You have relieved me of so much stress and it feels good to be off the streets. All of this has been uplifting.”
“Because of you, when I get off of work, I get to say three words I haven’t said in a long time – “I’m Going Home. Thank you!”
“When I first came to Food on Foot, people told me to just keep going. Thank you to everybody here…my support team like you who encouraged me to come to the program every week.”
“Because of you, I’ve grown to be grateful for everything that comes my way. You showed me how to work hard and to not let anything take me away from the goals I want to achieve.”
“You helped me to become more accepting and to knock down the wall of pride that put me in my homeless situation. Thanks to you, I now have a job and my own apartment. I feel like I’m back to my old self again!”
“Food on Foot really helps people who want to change but just don’t know where to start. I struggled with substance abuse, but thanks to you, I am now off drugs and I have my own job too.”
“Thank you for helping me through this great program. You have really helped me communicate better with others. I really appreciate this!”
“I am now on the right path to self-sufficiency while learning about personal responsibility. Thank you for supporting me in achieving every goal I set to accomplish.”
"Graduating the Food on Foot program was like winning a trophy. Coming every Sunday, staying drug free and moving forward has meant a lot to me."
“Because of you, I came to the Work for Food program every single Sunday. Thank you for inspiring me to stick to it and not give up.”
“Food on Foot gave me more discipline. I was also more accepting of good things coming into my life. Now, I’m more outgoing and I socialize a lot more too.”
A year ago, my life was going nowhere and I was in a bad place. This year, my life has turned around completely. I have now have goals that I’m trying to reach. I now have my life back.
“A year ago, my life was going nowhere and I was in a bad place. This year, my life has turned around completely. I have now have goals that I’m trying to reach. I now have my life back.”
“I was stuck in a bad place, and this program gave me an opportunity like no other program I have heard of. I’m thrilled to be a part of Food on Foot.”
“Food on Foot really helped me change my negative thoughts. They made me face my fears and think in new ways. Food on Foot is my miracle.”
“Food on Foot taught me how to become employable. I can now focus on being the best I can be, all the time.”
“When you stay positive and believe, you can and will achieve!”
“I’ve learned many positive things through the Work for Food program, and I’m inspired to continue practicing them with my new job.”
“If someone lends you their hand, you have to appreciate it and keep that same door open for other people.”
“If you are willing to open your mind and look at the end picture, you would do anything to reach your end goal.”
“This program helps me wake up every day and stay motivated. I have to set up my life in a positive way and FOF is helping me get back on my feet”
“I now feel I have a strong foundation within myself and with the support of the Food on Foot team, I’m ready to take on anything, even if the rug gets swept up from under me again.”
“By keeping a positive attitude, believing in myself, and surrounding myself with positive people, I am able to hold my head high and can focus on being a good father to mychildren.”