Thursday, March 05, 2009

New foodbank in Hollywood is open for customers, needs volunteers

A new foodbank in Hollywood will distribute canned food, beans, rice, and other items free of charge to people in need. The foodbank is coordinated by Los Angeles Housing Partnership and is located at the organization's Bronson Family Apartments (1229 N. Bronson Ave). Food distribution will occur on the first Friday of the month starting this week, March 6, at 4 p.m. Volunteers are also needed to help pack food. For more information about receiving food or volunteering, please contact Matthew Valdez at Los Angeles Housing Partnership.