CC Emergency Food Drive – Donations Needed, Help Available

With many neighbors in our community over the age of 65 and/or with underlying medical conditions, and neighbors who have lost their jobs, and don’t have the means to purchase and pickup groceries during the pandemic, we welcome your help! Let’s bridge that gap by being a neighbor that helps neighbors and donate non-perishable food items to those in need.

The requested non-perishable items are:

Non-perishable items of all kinds. Examples are: Rice, dried beans (pinto, black, lentil), pasta sauce, canned meat (Vienna sausages, spam, etc.), canned vegetables, canned fruit, rolled oats, low-sodium soups, freeze dried meats, fruits and vegetables, flour, chips and salsa, popcorn, honey, canned fruit juice, water. Our highest needs are canned vegetables and canned fruits but we also love staples like tuna, peanut butter and pasta! Our food drive recipients also love getting a “sweet treat” such as cookies.

Please drop off your non-perishable food items at any of the following locations or call the CERT Assistance Call Center at (310) 253-5545 to arrange a donation pick up from your doorstep by Bike Culver City.

Culver City Presbyterian Church 11269 Washington Blvd.
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1 PM to 4 PM (enter through the courtyard)
Larsen Automotive 10707 Jefferson Blvd.
Hours : Monday-Friday 7:30 AM to 5 PM Saturday and Sunday 8 AM to 4 PM
Petco 5347 Sepulveda Blvd.
Hours: 10 AM to 6 PM Every day
Sorrento Italian Market 5518 Sepulveda Blvd.
Hours: Monday – Saturday 7 AM to 7 PM (Closed Tuesday) Sunday – 7 AM to 4 PM
If you or one of your neighbors are in need of food, please call the Culver City CERT Assistance Call Center at (310) 253-5545.

Thank you to the Culver City Little League and AYSO Region 19 for their generous support of our emergency food drive! Thanks to the donations from the families of our local Little League and AYSO teams we are able to create many bags of nonperishable food to donate to local families in need. Culver City has really come together during this time to serve our neighbors and we are grateful to organizations like the AYSO and Little League for their help!

Thank you YogaWorks for your thoughtful and healthy donation of 2000+ protein bars! Our community food drive is able to help so many residents because of donations like yours!

For more information, call Ira Diamond, Organizer, at (213) 309-4084 or Christine Parra, Culver City Emergency Coordinator, at (310) 253-5909.

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