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UMMA Community Clinic

Fremont Farmers Market
Fresh produce distributed at Fremont Farmers Market

Our community needs you!

Many more in our community are in need of food during this COVID-19 Pandemic and UMMA stands by our commitment to continue to host the Fremont Free Food Fair...but we cannot provide this service without YOUR help!

The Fremont Free Food Fair is hosted by UMMA in partnership with The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust and Food Forward’s Wholesale Recovery Program. This event is held every 2 nd and 4 th Wednesday of the month and aims to reduce hunger and food disparities in our local community by increasing access to fresh fruit and vegetables. Hundreds of bags/boxes of produce are distributed to families at our Fremont Wellness Center with the help of volunteers like you. Organizations/Groups welcomed!

2021 DATES:
January: 01/13 and 01/27

February: 02/10 and 02/24

March: 03/10 and 03/24

April: 04/14 and 04/28

May: 05/12 and 05/26

June: 06/09 and 06/23

July: 07/14 and 07/28

August: 08/11 and 08/25

September: 09/08 and 09/22

October: 10/13 and 10/27

November: 11/10 and 11/24

December: 12/08 and 12/22

This volunteer opportunity is open to adults and minors accompanied by a guardian. Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in promoting good health and nutrition and a general concern for food justice issues.

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About UMMA Community Clinic

Location:

711 W FLORENCE AVE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90044, US

Mission Statement

To promote the well-being of the underserved by providing access to high-quality healthcare for all, regardless of ability to pay. Our services, activities and governance reflect the Islamic values and moral principles which inspired our founders. These include the core values which are universally shared and revered by society at large: Service, Compassion, Human Dignity, Social Justice, and Ethical Conduct.

Description

For 25 years, UMMA Clinic has provided a full-service medical home for over 25,000 adults and children living in South Los Angeles. UMMA envisions itself as part of a larger network of institutions addressing the health and well-being of the underserved and indigent through regular health maintenance, routine prevention screenings, immunizations, and wellness evaluations.

Community
Health & Medicine
Hunger

WHEN

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WHERE

Fremont Wellness Center & Community Garden7821 S. Avalon Blvd(entrance on 79th Street)Los Angeles, CA 90003

(33.96756,-118.26697)
 

SKILLS

  • Nutrition
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Volunteers arrive between 7AM - 8:30AM. Food distribution begins at 9AM.
  • Roles can be assigned according to ability: packing bags, sorting produce, food distribution, crowd control, etc.

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