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La Comida

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La Comida Friends

La Comida is a Senior Nutrition Program designed to help seniors live healthier, and vibrant lives through good nutrition and friendship. We are located in Palo Alto serving lunch Monday through Friday. Most volunteers help out 1 day per week from 10:15 to 12:15 helping to serve the lunch. All meals are currently served as GRAB and GO due to COVID19. Protective masks and gloves supplied. Minimal contact with clients, All clients must were masks to be served.
This is a great volunteer job for parents with school aged child (volunteer 1 day a week while your child is in school) or retirees wanting to stay active. It is as great way to give back to your community. Meet people and make friends. There are a variety of positions available. For more info call or email.
Call 650 322 3742 best times to call 9-11am or 2-5:00 pm
Additional opportunities available afternoons a few hours a week working in office helping with filings.
please call to inquire.
Check out our website at www.Lacomida.org to see what we do.

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About La Comida


461 Florence St, PALO ALTO, CA 94301, US

Mission Statement

La Comida is dedicated to enriching the lives of older adults by providing appetizing, nutritious, and affordable meals served in a cheerful and attractive setting. La Comida diners also enjoy the opportunity to socialize and connect to activities and resources that promote healthy aging.


La Comida is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of adults over 60 by providing 3 key benefits:

  • Nutritious and affordable meals
  • Opportunities to socialize and be part of a community
  • Connections to activities and services offered by non-profit partners.
La Comida serves a diverse population of seniors from all walks of life.

Our main volunteer programs are Monday-Friday 9:30am-12:45 p.m. Volunteers play an integral and essential role in welcoming and serving seniors. Volunteers work in small teams along with other volunteers and dedicated staff.

Lunch is served Monday-Friday 11:15 am - 12:15 pm at a main dining site in downtown Palo Alto (located at the Avenidas Center) and two satellite locations in Palo Alto.

All seniors are welcomed regardless of inability or failure to pay. A $3 voluntary contribution is welcomed from adults 60 and over; $8 for their guests under 60. La Comida receives partial funding from the City of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, State of California and federal government.

La Comida has been serving seniors in the community since 1972.

La Comida values volunteers' talents and energy, and strives to offer a rewarding and enjoyable volunteer experience.



We'll work with your schedule.


461 Florence street and 455 E. Charleston Rd.Palo AltoPalo Alto, CA 94306



  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Food Service


  • Teens
  • People 55+



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