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Food Finders is a multiregional food bank and food rescue program headquartered in Signal Hill, 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 39,000 meals a day, reducing the amount of food insecurity and food waste prevalent throughout Southern California.
Beach Cities Interfaith Services, or BCIS, has recently celebrated their grand re-opening. Located now in a new portable bungalow off of Gothard Street in Huntington Beach, they are now able to resume their efforts in coordinating financial and human resources to assist people in need. BCIS is also dedicated to feeding the hungry and currently offers non-perishable pantry goods and sack lunches Monday through Friday. When I scheduled my visit to their new facility, I called and talked to Carol Sneary, our main contact at BCIS. As I drive up to their new location, I am pleased to see that under … [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...]