AYC has provided emergency food for hungry families since the early 2000's through partnerships with the LA Regional Food Bank and other community partners. In recent years, due to shortages at local food banks, we began doing quarterly food drives and developing partnerships with manufacturers and distributors to donate goods. In order to provide more adequate food security services to Asian Pacific Islander families, AYC partnered with the Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF) to procure, process, and distribute foods that are culturally familiar to Asian and Pacific Islander families. Support from APCF was utilized to establish partnerships with various Asian food manufacturers, distributors, and retail vendors to increase donations of typical Asian foods and to work in partnership with local businesses to conduct food drives. In addition, AYC recruits and train volunteers to carry out the collection, packing, and distribution process.
In 2019, AYC renewed its partnership with the LA Regional Food Bank. We are excited to offer a more robust food inventory for families in need.
Starting Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Food Distribution will take place by appointment ONLY. To schedule your appointment, please call (626) 537-0954.
We need your help!
AYC’s Emergency Food Program served more people last week than all of the people served in the prior two months! This program is small and under-funded. We know the need for food is critical right now, and we want to ramp this program up to serve everyone who needs it. To do that, we need to raise $4,000 per week to cover the cost of food and labor. Make a donation below to support the Emergency Food Program!