Food Finders is a community-based food rescue organization that serves as a conduit for food, education, and awareness … Read More
Food Finders is a multiregional food bank and food rescue program headquartered in Lakewood, CA. We pick up donated food from hundreds of local grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants and produce markets and distribute it directly to missions, shelters and social service agencies to feed the needy and impoverished.
Our volunteers and staff drivers pick up and deliver on a same-day basis. On average, Food Finders helps provide enough food for 12,391 meals a day, reducing the amount of food insecurity and food waste prevalent throughout Southern California.
“Rescuing food, ending hunger”: these words shape the work and successes of Food Finders’ long history in southern California. Over three hundred current donors, serving two hundred agencies throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties: these are points of pride for our staff and volunteers. Where we go, we improve our environment while serving the neediest in our communities! What a joy to be a part of! After six months on the job, I think it is time to introduce myself: I am Valerie, the Community Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator with Food Finders, and I represent a new, exciting and very … [Read More...]
Here’s a classic, cross-cultural recipe that was a staple in our Chicago home during the unbearably hot and humid summer days of my childhood. While it doesn’t get quite as hot or humid here in Southern California, there are days when this recipe will be just what you want to eat. Farmers’ Chop Suey, influenced by Jewish descendants of Eastern Europe who also famously love Chinese food, is a mixture of seasonal, raw vegetables in a sour, creamy dressing. Use whatever fresh, crunchy, and … [Read More...]