The Foodbank of Southern California

Industry Food Donors

We are pleased to accept highly nutritious food products from manufacturers, wholesalers, retailer, distributors, restaurants, farmers or other food industry businesses.

The Foodbank of Southern California depends on donations from the food industry to help feed hungry people in Los Angeles County. Our network of Nonprofit Agency Partners that conduct hunger-relief and feeding programs throughout the county come to The Foodbank to pick up products to provide food and meals to those in need.

The Foodbank has a 40,000+ square foot warehouse facility that includes both a 29,248 cubic foot walk-in freezer and a 7,312 cubic foot walk-in cooler. We have ample parking space, and portable loading docks. The Foodbank’s staff, fleet of trucks, forklifts and other equipment can safely collect donations from the food industry and redistribute them to community members in need of highly nutritional food. Every donation is weighed and inspected for integrity prior to distribution. All food donations are handled in compliance with food safety handling procedures. Your donation will be distributed to feeding programs run by The Foodbank’s Nonprofit Agency Partners in Los Angeles County.

Donation Benefits

The Foodbank of Southern California Food Suppliers

What to donate?

The Foodbank accepts cases to truckloads of dry-stored, perishable or frozen food items and non-food items such as personal hygiene products and home cleaning supplies.

Foods needed:

The Foodbank accepts items that have not reached expiration. This includes:


The Foodbank does not accept:

Due to The Foodbank’s commitment to provide access to healthy food choices, The Foodbank does not accept savory snacks (chips, puffed cheese snacks, pork rinds), sweet snacks (cakes, cookies, donuts, ice cream, pastries and popsicles), nor soda and candy (hard candy, lollipops, soda in cans and bottles, chocolate bars or pieces, gum, marshmallows, caramels, taffy, licorice and gummy items).

Please call 562-435-3577 to learn more about donating, our facilities, and how we use food donations to combat food-insecurity here is Los Angeles County. Our fleet is always ready to pick up your generous donation!

The Foodbank sincerely thanks the hundreds of food donors who have made it possible to feed hungry children, families and seniors every day, especially in the poorest of the poor areas in the community.

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