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Food on Foot

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Employment
  • Homeless & Housing
  • Hunger


9663 Santa Monica Blvd. #743Beverly Hills, CA 90210 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Food on Foot is a nonprofit dedicated to assisting our unhoused and low-income neighbors in Los Angeles with nutritious meals, clothing, and a fresh start through life-skills training, full-time employment, and permanent housing.


Food on Foot has two main programs:

Jobs & Housing Program: This program empowers high-functioning people experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives as self-sustaining members of society. Graduates from this program earn their way off the streets with a full-time job, a fully-furnished apartment, life-skills training, and the confidence needed to make their accomplishments long lasting.

Sunday Meals program:

Every Sunday, Food on Foot volunteers distribute food, clothing, and essential supplies to 250+ unhoused and low-income individuals. To volunteer, please sign up at


Would you recommend Food on Foot?
7 reviews Write a review
by David B. (December 10, 2008)
I can honestly say that volunteering for Food on Foot has been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. The entire staff was so pleasurable to work with and I am looking forward to the next serving!
by Cori V. (December 2, 2008)
I volunteered with Food on Foot on Thanksgiving, and yes, I had to pay $100, but I can honestly say that being there was worth much more than that. I almost felt bad when I was leaving for the day, because I think I got more out of the experience than the people we actually helped. I look forwad to volunteering again at a regular Sunday serving with Food on Foot, which is actually only $20.
by Danielle K. from CA (November 12, 2008)
In my opinion, volunteering with FOF is one of the most fulfilling ways to spend a Sunday afternoon. You have a chance to experience first hand the enormity and possible scope of effect of your efforts on another individual's life. In return, volunteers walk away with a much greater understanding and different perspective on LA's homeless population. FOF brings hope to the people it serves, as well as the volunteers that serve it. I highly recommend seeing for yourself!
by Joyce L. from Los Angeles, CA (November 12, 2008)
Volunteering with Food on Foot was one of the most rewarding experiences I've had. When you see the long lines of people in need gathered around to get food and clothing that FOF provides, it confirms that the hour and a half you take out of your day is more than worth it. Jay, the founder of Food on Foot, and his team rewards the homeless that partake in the program awards for their accomplishments throughout the week. The looks on their faces when you give them the award will make you come back week after week.
by Robin T. (November 12, 2008)
Volunteering with Food on Food was an amazing experience that I feel extremely privilaged to be a part of. This organization is amazing from the directors to the volunteers to the people they help and I can't wait to volunteer again!
by Rachel R. (November 13, 2008)
Food on Foot is the only organization I've ever volunteered with where you, the volunteer, receive instant gratification. You are able to see on the spot the difference you are making in people's lives, and you can't put a price tag on that feeling.
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by Felix G. from Glendale, CA (November 13, 2008)
They REQUIRE $100.... if you do not have a required donation.... they do not want you to help... ummm is this really non-profit? or is it profit? I sent them an e-mail stating I did not have the money {$100} but I would volunteer my time and effort for their cause... but I WAS DENIED. I DO NOT AGREE WITH THIS ORGANIZATIONS ways of operation. ~I am a former U.S. Marine .....
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