Food Pantry MinistryWritten by FBCLA Support on Nov 13, 2017 in BlogChurch Outreach - No Comments
We open our Food Pantry here at First Baptist Church of Los Angeles every Friday morning from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., 50 weeks a year. The program is designed to provide a bag of groceries for needy families who are hungry with no questions asked. We are able to serve all nationalities including Latinos, Caucasians, Asians, African Americans and others reﬂecting the neighbor-hood’s diverse population.
Each Friday, we order the next week’s food from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. The food is delivered the following Monday. Each month, we send a report back to the Los Angeles Food Bank with the results.
Over the last year, we gave out 2,000 bags of groceries (1 bag per family) that provided food for more than 5,000 family members! Many of our neighbors want fresh food, like vegetables and fruit. We are working with our partners to develop a plan so that our community can have access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Special thanks to Lee Strand, Teresa Negrete, and Vance Smith for their faithfulness to this ministry. If you are interested in serving in this ministry, please see Lee Strand.
Call the church office at (213) 384-2151