The Foodbank of Southern California is committed to fighting hunger, one meal at a time in our local communities.
About The Foodbank of Southern California:
The Foodbank of Southern California provides highly nutritious food to at least 300,000 people each week; or 2.8% of L.A. County’s population.
The Foodbank of Southern California has been providing food to impoverished children, families, and seniors residing in Los Angeles County since 1975.
The Foodbank of Southern California focuses on the “poorest of the poor” neighborhoods in downtown Los Angeles, Compton, San Pedro, South Central, Watts, and North Long Beach.
The Foodbank of Southern California continues to be one of the largest distributors of fresh produce of any foodbank in the state; annually distributing over 22 million pounds of fresh produce.
The Foodbank of Southern California is a primary food provider to hundreds of community-based agencies who feed the needy in Los Angeles County through both emergency and non-emergency food programs.
We maintain the highest volume of distributed food per dollar of operating expense while maintaining the smallest full-time staff of any metropolitan foodbank in the United States.
The Foodbank of Southern California is fortunate to be debt-free, owning its warehouse, offices, and equipment. The Foodbank is in a strong position to continue services for decades to come.
The Foodbank of Southern California is known throughout the country as being the most cost effective and efficient foodbank in the entire Nation; consistently maintaining a small budget that delivers a huge impact.