The Foodbank serves a melting pot of over 700 certified charitable community agencies that care for hungry people in need, from all walks of life.

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  • Child care centers
  • Senior centers
  • Shelters for abused children and women
  • Foster care
  • Group homes for troubled youth
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Emergency box programs
  • Soup kitchens
  • Food pantries
  • Recovery homes
  • Church hunger programs

From well-known nonprofits such as Parents of Watts and L.A. Dream Center, to little-known agencies such as Ecumenical Liberty and Lighthouse L.A., these agencies feed hundreds of thousands of hungry people everyday. Small agencies may feed 20 to 50 people, 5 days a week, while larger agencies may feed up to 1,500 people, 1 to 5 days each week.


Non-profit organizations wanting to receive food from The Foodbank of California must apply for agency membership. We have attached for you the necessary forms and information your organization will need to submit. Download an
Agency Application Form, print the form, complete it, and mail to us with the required supporting documents to the address below:

Foodbank of Southern California
Attention: Agency Relations
1444 San Francisco Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813

Please call The Foodbank at (562) 435-3577 if you have any questions.

Download the agency application here:

Download Application